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HERPES WHILE PREGNANCY AND FOR BABY

HERPES WHILE PREGNANCY AND FOR BABY
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Herpes infections at newborn baby are not so many case happen, but they can be life threatening. If the baby comes out and have direct contact with herpes on the way through the birth canal, sometimes the herpes could be transmitted to the baby at delivery. For this reason, pregnancy woman and father will be advised to take the steps for have a minimum risk of that situation.

If the mother have genetical herpes before become pregnant, the rist for transmitting the herpes infection to the baby while childbirth is very small as long as the herpes is not active or the sign are present in or near the birth canal at the time of birth.

What is Genital Herpes?

Genital herpes is sexual transmitted disease problem. The sign can also include the painful sores at the area of genital, itching, painful urination, vaginal discharge and tender lumps at the groin. At the first sign, some people will have fever, aches and also having flu. Many people who having the infection of herpes will have sores outbreaks and symptoms from time to time. It also found that some women have herpes infection only at the cervix. If this is happen, there may be few or maybe no sign with an outbreak.

In United States, about 25% adults are infected by genital herpes. This herpes virus is can not cure. The mother who have an active genital herpes infection at or near the labor can give changes to infect the baby with herpes. This problem can be serious and also can have fatal for the newborn baby.

The doctor will give advice to deliver your baby with cesarean section or abdominal delivery if you have sign of herpes when you start to labor. The cesarean section will protect the baby from exposure the large quantities of herpes virus at maybe present at the birth canal or at the skin while a herpes outbreak.

Herpes Simplex Virus on Pregnancy Woman

Herpes Simplex Virus is a virus who can cause the Getital Herpes. Some woman who have been contagious by this virus will developed the antibodies from this virus, but may not have had a genital herpes outbreak. The immune system at the pregnancy woman becomes less effective and these woman could get a first outbreak. This kind of outbreak carries same risk as recurrent infection for the baby, give less risk of neonataol disease with primary infection. Many woman who infected with herpes simplex virus will have recurrence while pregnancy. If the pregnancy woman previously have infected by Herpes Simplex Virus, than these woman will have average 3 recurrences while pregnancy.

If your partner has genital herpes while you as become pregnant woman do not have herpes, it is very recommed to use condom every have intercourse throughout your pregnancy. At the last trimester, the doctor will give advice to abstain from make love, because this is most dangerous time to first episode infection development. Both of you could have some specific type of blood test to tell you whether you or your partner having herpes virus infected. If the pregnancy woman infected at the first trimester, than vaginal delivery could be still possible.

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