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15 Facts You Need to Know About Hepatitis C and Pregnancy

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John Looy

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It’s Best to Treat Infections Before You Conceive


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There Are No Safe Treatments for HCV During Pregnancy


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But Being Pregnant Does Have a Protective Effect


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Being Cured Is Not the Same as Being Immune


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You Will Not Automatically Transmit HCV to Your Baby


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Your Risk of Infection Depends on Your RNA Level


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Your Risk of Transmission Increases With HIV


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You’re at Higher Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes...


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...But There IS Something You Can Do About It


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The Type of Delivery Doesn't Seem to Have a Significant Impact...


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...But Certain Procedures During Delivery Might


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You Can Breastfeed


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Your Baby Won’t Be Tested Right Away


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HCV in Babies Is Highly Treatable


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Jonathan Borba

It’s Normal to Worry, but Chances Are, You’ll Both Be OK


Elizabeth Millard

Elizabeth Millard

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Elizabeth Millard is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, fitness, and nutrition. Her articles have appeared in SELF, Men’s Health, CNN, MyFitnessPal, and WebMD, and she has worked on patient education materials for Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group. She’s also a registered yoga teacher and organic farmer.