/How can my child get hepatitis B?

Hepatitis Bis spread by contact with blood or body fluids from an infected person. Children can get infected by:

  • Contact with a mother’s blood and body fluids at the time of birth.
  • Contact with blood and body fluids through breaks in the skin such as, bites, cuts or sores.
  • Contact with objects that could have blood or body fluids on them, such as toothbrushes or razors.
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