Genital Herpes And Pregnancy

Kaitlyn Thompson

description of herpes during a pregnancy

It barley happens but, if a women with genital herpes virus present in the birth canal during delivery, herpes simplex virus can be spread to the infant.


No symptoms are present. Consider abstaining from sex,during the last trimester. Also you'll know your pregnant by not having your period

Risks Involved

If a woman has genital herpes while pregnant it is able to spread to the infant. Causing Neonatal herpes, serious sometimes fatal condition, can cause overwhelming infection (very rare doesn't happen). Mainly the woman will have a miscarriage, or have disabilities

treatment options

Taking drugs for herpes, either daily. If you think your pregnant you need to see your doctor and talk about options and what you wanna do