Sexually Transmitted Disease and Pregnancy
Sexually transmitted infections have serious consequences for women and infants, in which mother-to-child transmission leading to outcomes such as stillbirths and neonatal deaths and pelvic inflammatory disease leading to infertility. In addition, infertility from many other causes, birth control, unplanned pregnancy, unconsensual sexual activity and the struggle for access to abortion create other burdens for women. Sexually transmitted diseases, commonly called STDs which include gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes, chlamydia, human papillomavirus, and HIV/AIDS. sexually transmitted diseases are serious illnesses that require treatment, regardless of whether or not you are pregnant. But when you are pregnant, you are not the only one at risk, many sexually transmitted diseases can be especially harmful to you and your baby. Some sexually transmitted diseases like HIV/AIDS, cannot be cured and may lead to dead. Earlier and fastest treatment is the best way to protect you and your baby.
- HIV Transmission & Prevention
- HPV (Human PapillomaVirus)
- Genital herpes
- Hepatitis B