What You Need to Know About Prenatal Infections


What You Need to Know About Prenatal Infections


This brochure discusses common types of prenatal infections and provides recommendations to avoid or reduce the risk of infection.

The brochure is organized by prenatal infection type:

  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Salmonellosis
  • Listeriosis
  • Group B strep
  • Fifth disease
  • Chickenpox (varicella)


March of Dimes

Funding Sources:

Group B Strep International


Release Date: 2007
Original Summary: July 2008
Last Updated: 10/13/08

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