Exposure to Selected Communicable Diseases During Pregnancy
The best way to prevent many of these infections is to maintain careful handwashing practices and keep all adult immunizations up to date.
NB: This list is not all inclusive. There are other infections, including syphilis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, Coxiella burnetti, and tuberculosis, which may be associated with congenital infection. Consult with Infectious Diseases recommended.