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Created by: Melissa Werner
Posted : Monday January 01, 1900

Also Know As: (Drip, Clap, Dose)

Possible Effects on Baby: Baby can become infected while passing through the birth canal. The infection can result in conjunctivitis (redness of the eye). Blindness and / or a serious generalized infection.

Signs and Symptoms of Infection: Burning on urination, unusual vaginal discharge or no symptoms at all.

Treatment: Antibiotic pills for you. Antibiotic ointment to baby's eyes at birth.

Testing: Cervical culture at the time of your initial pap smear.

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