Yes, certain STDs can be transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy or at birth. Some examples are gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, and HIV.
This is the reason why it is crucial that all pregnant women get tested and do every serology recommended, since STD can have severe consequences for the unborn child, or lead to stillbirth in the worst-case scenario.
Read the full article on: What Are Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)? – Symptoms & Types ( 44).
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Valencia (UPV). Biotechnology Degree from the National University of Ireland en Galway (NUIG) and embryologist specializing in Assisted Reproduction, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI)