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What If I Get Pregnant While I Have Hep C

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Pregnant with Hep C

I am 20, five months pregnant and discovered I have Hep C.I am scared to death about my health and my baby. Where do I start and is there any hope for a healthy baby?
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...First start with discussing the hepatitis C with your health care provider, he/she can help evaluate the current status of your liver and provide more counseling for you Read more »

Pregnant and Very Worried about Hep C/B

I am very concerned. I am 5 months pregnant and had to go to a liver specialist about a seemingly... Read more »

hep c and pregnant

my 21 daughter has had the hep c treatment for 6 months. she is now almost 7 months pregnant after... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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 »
The Body

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

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
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? 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 »

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 »

PLEASE...I AM DYING...

Posted by goingmad, 1 Reply
...at 35 days- NEG; no virus detected; less than 48 copies/1.7 ml Oral swab at 6 weeks- NEG Antibody blood test for HIV 1/2, HEP C, Sypillis at 8 weeks- NEG Antibody blood test for HIV 1/2, HEP C, Syphillis at 12 weeks- NEG Antibody blood test... Read more »

Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
... We are both positive and are numbers are great. We would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a pregnancy and what it entails as it relates to being HIV positive. We are going to our regular check-up in a few months... Read more »