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Babies Transmission Of Hep C

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Ask the Experts

transmission of hep C to baby?

I have just learned that I am HCV positive. I don't know how I got it and when. Probably in a surgical operation, cos I had a few in the past. My husband also got checked he is negative,though we had unsafe sex always.I have a 2,5 year old baby and...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...The chances of transmission to your baby are very low. In the past studies it was about 5% in women who have had vaginal deliveries and slightly lower in women who had Read more »

hep c with babies

i am a foster of a baby that just got tested for hep c and he is positive could he take or have the... Read more »

hep c- mother and the 6month old baby

2 days ago my wife learned that she has hep c. yesterday me and the baby also took a test. The... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mother-to-Child Hepatitis C Transmission Twice As Likely Among Infant Girls As Boys, Study Says

... Pregnant women living with hepatitis C are about twice as likely to transmit the virus to an infant girl as they are to a boy, according to a study published in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many Infants Acquire Hepatitis C Infection From Infected Mothers in Utero

... Many hepatitis C virus (HCV)-infected infants were infected in utero, according to researchers who investigated when mother-to-child HCV-infection Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

...from bloodtransfusions because blood is not screened thoroughly. Injecting drug use and HCV Transmission of HIV and hep C differ, particularlyin terms of injection drug use ... because hep C isnot just transmitted by sharing a needle, and... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...headaches, muscle and body aches, and nausea. Have a water bottle with you at all times. If you have issues with depression prior to hep C treatment, don't wait till you start treatment to start the antidepressants. They can take up to three... Read more »
Connect With Others

Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
...Hi, My husband and I would like to have a baby. We are both positive and are numbers are great. We would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a Read more »

Hepatitus C and pregnancy

Posted by stevetrip, 1 Reply
...Can a guy with Hep C pass it on to his wife and have a baby born with Hep C? Read more »

? regarding Hep C and pregnancy

Posted by stevetrip, 2 Replies
...Can a guy living with Hepatitus C and passes it to his wife will his baby be born with Hepatitus C? Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »