Perinatal Hepatitis B Basics
The best way to prevent perinatal hepatitis B is for babies to be vaccinated at birth.
- Pregnant? Get tested for hepatitis B (PDF: 139KB/2 pages) Updated 7/08
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- Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program
The Minnesota Department of Health's Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program works to identify and treat infants born to hepatitis B infected mothers in an effort to prevent perinatally acquired infection.
- Perinatal Hepatitis B Materials - Order Form (PDF: 100KB/2 pages)
Form for ordering free materials on perinatal hepatitis B for patients and providers.
- Hep B Moms
Resources for moms with hep B during pregnancy, during delivery, and after delivery. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Hepatitis B Fact
Sheet for Parents
CDC fact sheet on transmission, symptoms, diagnosis and prevention of hepatitis B. Attention: Non-MDH link
Hepatitis B Information for the Public
CDC's main page on Hepatitis B. Attention: Non-MDH link
- A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States: Hepatitis B immunization recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Attention: Non-MDH links
- Who Needs Vaccines, When
Find out when kids and adults should get immunizations.
- Hepatitis B Vaccination
CDC page about hepatitis B vaccination. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Hepatitis B Vaccine:
What You Need to Know
CDC's Vaccine Information Statement available in English and other languages from the Immunization Action Coalition. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Vaccine Safety
Learn about vaccine safety from sources you can trust.