i just like to ask, what if the mother didnt know that she had hep b and she gave birth. i know that it is mandatory to give hep b vaccination now right after birth but what if the baby wasnt given the Hepatitis B Immuno Globulin (HBIG) since they are not aware that the mom is hep b positive. what will happen to the baby? will she still get the hep B?
thanks, i think that's why i had hep B. coz i have chronic hep B and i remember that my mom used to tell me that i was a jaundice baby.. maybe my mom had hepa when she was pregnant with me...and i wasnt given the HBIG shot.. my mom passed away already so i coudnt ask her if i had the vaccine .. thanks for answering my question:)
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