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Posted by: Mrs R | 2005/07/04

Pregnancy and hepatitis

I did not realise that I was pregnant and I had a hepatitis A vaccination. I was +- 2 weeks pregnant at the time. is this ok?

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This is the CDC guideline :'"The safety of hepatitis A vaccination during pregnancy has not been determined; however, because hepatitis A vaccine is produced from inactivated [hepatitis A virus], the theoretical risk to the developing fetus is expected to be low.'

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