Gonorrhea During Pregnancy
Some moms-to-be find out they have gonorrhea at one of their first prenatal appointments. So what are the risks to baby? And how should the gonorrhea be safely treated? Read on.
What’s the best way to treat gonorrhea?
A simple course of oral antibiotics can treat gonorrhea -- and prevent you from infecting your baby.
What can I do to prevent gonorrhea?
Practice safe sex. Your best bet is a monogamous relationship with an STD-free partner. If you’re unsure of your partner’s sexual history or STD status, insist on using condoms.
Are there any other resources for gonorrhea during pregnancy?
Centers for Disease Control
March of Dimes
Plus, more from The Bump:
STDs During Pregnancy
Vaginal Discharge During Pregnancy
Spotting and Bleeding During Pregnancy
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