Breast-feeding is OK for HBV moms after immunoprophylaxis

05/11/2011 | Medscape (free registration)

An analysis of 10 studies found women with hepatitis B who were given proper immunoprophylaxis were not more likely to transfer the disease to their babies during breast-feeding, according to a study in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. Chinese researchers said, however, further trials testing breast milk for HBV markers are needed.

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