Hepatitis B is a serious liver disease caused by a virus.
You can contract hepatitis B through contact with blood or body fluids.
Talk to your doctor about getting tested for
hepatitis B during your pregnancy.
Pregnant people can pass hepatitis B to their baby during birth. This is called perinatal transmission.
To help prevent your baby from getting hepatitis B
you should make sure your baby is fully vaccinated
against hepatitis B, with the first shot given right
after birth. Click on the tiles below to learn
Content last updated: May