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Can people with HSV 2 have children? If so how?
I was told that people with HSV-2 can't have children and even if they do their child is born with serve birth defects, mental retardation or learning disabilites. And that valtrax causes those problems as well as the virus. So what is the actual truth??? AND DON'T LIE TO ME.
Thereally are 2 ways HSV could be dangerous to a growing fetus. 1. If you have your first outbreak while pregnant this can cause complications and can be fatal. 2. When you give birth, an active outbreak can be passed onto the newborn and can cause some health issues, however, if you all ready had HSV before you became pregnant and then had an outbreak while pregnant, you would pass on antibodies to the baby and no harm would come to the baby.
Posted on Jul 13, 2019
Healthy girl delivered by c-section (tube was kinda tangled so that was the best option). Tested with very high IQ in Jr. High. Went off to a 4-yr college at the age of 14.
Don't know anything about Valtrex. Never taken it.
Posted on Jul 05, 2019
so UNTRUE, I had my son 23 years ago and he is FINE, except for being a man, LOL, my friends daughter who is HSV2 just had her second child and she;s only 28, so let the babymaking begin
I deliver naturally and my kids are healthu no HSV
Posted on Jun 14, 2019
That is not true at all. I gave birth vaginally and had an outbreak at 3 months pregnant. The doctor had me take my meds daily until I gave birth and everything was fine. I have a friend who has HSV2 and delivered all 4 of her babies vaginally.
Posted on Jun 05, 2019
That is completely untrue. the only precautions about birthing a child is you are HSV2 positive is that you have to make sure you are not having an outbreak or in the "shedding period" while you're in labor/giving birth. Many doctors will recommend that you do not have a vaginal birth and opt for a cesarean for precautionary measures. I have a close friend that is HSV2+ and birthed both of her children naturally/vaginally with no complications whatsoever.