The herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cause devastating complications for infected newborns whose mothers have genital herpes. Understanding risk and research can help you, and your baby, when the time comes.

In the US, about one out of six people aged 14 to 49 have genital herpes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are more than 776,000 new cases each year — that is a lot. While many people think you can only get genital herpes from someone with an open sore, that’s not true, so don’t believe it. You can catch genital herpes from virus shed onto perfectly… more


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