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Travel Precautions

 Considering Pregnancy?

The CDC recommends precautions for women and their partners who are thinking about pregnancy.

What to do if you travel to an area with Zika

If you are not pregnant, but you are thinking about having a baby, here’s what you can do:

Talk with your doctor

Women and their partners who are thinking about pregnancy should talk with your doctor about:

Decisions about pregnancy planning are personal and complex.  The circumstances for each woman and her partner will vary.  However,  possible Zika exposure via recent travel or sex without a condom with a partner infected or potentially infected with Zika should strongly consider the following timeline to wait to get pregnant:

 Women

  • Wait at least 8 weeks after symptoms start OR from last possible exposure.

Men

  • Wait at least 6 months after symptoms start OR from last possible exposure.