MST: what happens during pregnancy?


During pregnancy it is important to protect themselves from the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, to allow the expectant mother to live serenely and to avoid health problems to the new born.

During pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases can be transmitted from mother to child. For example, if the mother has syphilis, the disease can be transmitted to the baby through the placenta and if the mother has gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis B, or genital herpes, transmission occurs during childbirth.

In this delicate phase of the woman’s life, is essential to consult the doctor, who can give the correct informations regarding the best measures of prevention, diagnosis and treatment in the case of sexually transmitted diseases.