Congenital Syphilis Prevention
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How to Prevent Congenital Syphilis
To help reduce your chances of passing on congenital syphilis, take the following steps:
- Practice safer sex.
- If you become pregnant, get good prenatal care immediately and throughout pregnancy.
- If you think you may have a sexually transmitted disease, get tested, find out the results, and follow through on all your doctor's recommendations.
- Take your baby to all newborn and well-child checks, and follow your doctors recommendations for screening tests and immunizations.
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