What does my diagnosis mean?

Hepatitis B is the most common serious viral infection of the liver and places you at an elevated risk for liver cancer or liver failure.  To read more about hepatitis B, go to the Understanding HepB section.   Hepatitis B can be transmitted from an infected mother to child during the birthing process so it is important to take certain steps to protect your health and your child’s health.

To learn how to protect your own health, go to the long-term management section

To learn how to protect your child’s health, read During Pregnancy, During Delivery, and After My Child is Born