Objective: To provide recommendations for the management of genital herpes infection in women who want to get pregnant or are pregnant and for the management of genital herpes in pregnancy and strategies to prevent transmission to the infant. What are symptoms of the herpes virus? Will Herpes Affect My Pregnancy? Herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection is prevalent worldwide among women of childbearing age. During pregnancy, the major concern of maternal HSV infection is transmission to the fetus, as neonatal infection can result in serious morbidity and mortali.
Guidelines For The Management Of Herpes Simplex Virus In Pregnancy (replaces #2 (aug 1992))