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In rare cases, a pregnant woman can pass HPV to her baby during vaginal delivery. Thanks for using ChaCha! [ Source: http://www.chacha.com/question/can-hpv-be-passed-to-a-baby ]
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Can HPV be passed from mother to child at birth? How does it affe...?
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My friend has HPV and yes it can be passed to a baby during child birth. For my friend they just made sure she was not broken out and let her have a normal vaginal birth...the baby is fine and did not contract the virus! Just tell your frie...
Can you pass hpv to your baby through breast milk??
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Although it is not 100% scientifically sure, I found an article on the internet that states' "Some viruses (e.g. HIV) can be transmitted via breast milk, but it seems unlikely that HPVs are present in breast milk since there is no vira...

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Can HPV be passed from mother to child at birth? How does it affect the baby?
Q: I don't have HPV (don't know why I feel the need to defend that to strangers) but I just anwered a question, uninformed, about it. Actually one of my best girlfiends also had a baby about 2 years ago and she found out this year that she has HPV, she doesn't know if she had it when she was pregnant cuz she changes boyfriends, but her son was adopted, is he at risk for developing HPV, is a baby girl at higher risk? Can it be avoided by giving birth C-section?
A: My friend has HPV and yes it can be passed to a baby during child birth. For my friend they just made sure she was not broken out and let her have a normal vaginal birth...the baby is fine and did not contract the virus! Just tell your friend to make sure she informs her OB doc's about her HPV and everything should be fine!
Can this be passed to a baby at birth?
Q: If a mother's genital herpes can be passed to her baby at birth, then can HPV (the cervical cancer one) also be passed to her baby at birth?If not, why?Just curious
A: Yes, but it isn't that common. See link below:"The risk is real but quite small, and has been associated with only two specific types of HPV: 6 and 11."
HPV, is it possible to pass it to a baby during labor?
Q: i had a baby 8 months ago, i got pregnant to the only man i have ever been with sexually, he's been with other people before me, i had no idea tha the even had this HPV but my gyno called me today and told me i had it, but i didnt have it when i was pregnant, or it didnt show up, but now it turns out i have it.. since it was detected during my pregnancy can my baby have it to?no no it wasnt detected during my pregnancy.. sorry that was a typo on my part
A: HPV can be passed from a mother to her baby during birth if the mother has genital warts at the time of delivery. HPV is a DIRECT skin to skin contact disease. When the baby comes through the birth canal during birth it can come into contact with the genital warts and can contract HPV. A baby that is exposed to HPV very rarely develops warts in the throat or voice box.If the mother had genital warts at the time of delivery a C-section can be preformed to prevent the baby from contracting the virus. If the mother is NOT having an outbreak of genital warts then it is perfectly fine to have a normal vaginal birth. Of course it is always important to tell your doctor if you have a STD or think you have one when you become pregnant. But, since you were diagnosed after your child was born and you were unaware you have the virus then this really can't apply to you. If you do become pregnant again though, it's a good idea you let your doctor know you have HPV. Take care!http://www.cdc.gov/std/STDFact-STDs&Pregnancy.htm
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