Can STDs Cause Birth Defects?

stds that cause birth defects

STDs pose a special risk for women who are pregnant and their infants. If a mother is diagnosed with an STD, the fetus is at a much higher risk than normal of becoming infected. STDs and STIs including chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, and cytomegalovirus (CMV) can be passed from mother to child during delivery, especially if […]