Dr. Brass-Jones explains if you should approach pregnancy differently if you have an STD.
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Becoming Pregnancy with an STD If a woman is pregnant and she has a sexually transmitted disease, or suspects she has a sexually transmitted disease, or perhaps hasn’t had her follow up after her treatment, she should be very honest with her doctor and just approach it in a very honest and straightforward way. And her doctor will be there to help her because it is not only her health we are really concerned about but it’s also her baby’s health. There is always a possibility in pregnancy that if a woman has a sexually transmitted disease it can be passed to her baby. That’s why we do early testing and early treatment and we always do a follow up culture to make sure we have gotten that disease taken care of.
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