Can you pass the hpv to your kids?

The risk of passing HPV to a baby is considered low. Studies have shown that the time between the water breaking and delivery may be a critical factor in predicting transmission, so your health care provider will monitor this closely.

Is it possible to pass HPV to a baby? The risk of passing HPV to a baby is considered low. Studies have shown that the time between the water breaking and delivery may be a critical factor in predicting transmission, so your health care provider will monitor this closely.

How is HPV transmitted from person to person? HPV is an STD that is usually transmitted by vaginal or anal sex, but it can also be transmitted through genital-to-genital, or hand-to-genital contact. Hand-genital transmission is especially concerning to me because young people usually experience this type of sexual contact long before they have vaginal or anal intercourse.

Can you get HPV if you are breastfeeding? Having HPV shouldn’t stop you from breastfeeding. Although the virus can pass from mother to child in breast milk, this kind of transmission is very rare. The two best ways to avoid getting HPV are by practicing safe sex and getting vaccinated.

Can a person pass HPV back to their partner? According to Dr. Bhuyan, that’s (thankfully!) not the case. “Once you get HPV, your body builds antibodies to that strain,” she says. “So when you give HPV to your partner, they generally don’t pass it back to you because you’re already immune to that one strain .” However, she says, this comes with one big caveat.