LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Kentucky has become the first state in the nation to require that pregnant women be tested for the hepatitis C virus.
The disease can easily spread from mother to child, so starting this month, pregnant women in Kentucky must be screened.
Brittany Gensheimer is about to have her first child – a girl. Like most new moms-to-be, she has one main concern. “Definitely want a healthy baby. That’s the main thing,” she said.