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Hbs Ag positive during pregnancy

I am a man. My Hbs Ag is positive. My wife is pregnant but her Hbs Ag in negative & Hbs antibody is Ok (high). My question: Is it needed any special action to protect our baby who will born 7 months later from HBS?
Asked On : Thu, 10 Feb 2011
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hi and welcome to healthcare magic!!
well it is very good that you have asked this question now itself and yes you have to keep getting the baby tested until it is born to see for any hbs ag infection and you can consult your gynaecologist regarding the vaccines available and post pregnancy the various measures to be followed to prevent infection.
take care.
Answered: Sun, 14 Aug 2011
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