Also Know As: (Candidiasis)
Possible Effects on Baby: Baby can get a mouth infection (thrush) while passing through an infected birth canal.
Signs and Symptoms of Infection: Vaginal itching or burning pain, which increases with urination and sex. Can also occur without sexual transmission. More common in pregnancy.
Treatment: Vaginal cream or suppositories. Nystatin for the baby.
Testing: Let your health care provider know if you are experiencing any symptoms. A vaginal secretion sample will be look at under a microscope.