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Planning to get pregnant

Many women with HIV are choosing to have children. Although you have HIV, it’s possible for you to have a healthy pregnancy and it is likely your baby will be born healthy and HIV negative. ..

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Pregnancy

Many women with HIV now experience pregnancy and have a child (or children) who do not have HIV. Expert understanding of strategies to prevent transmission of HIV to the baby...

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Delivery

You and your doctor should discuss your options for delivery in the early stages of pregnancy and also review your viral load when you are around 36 weeks pregnant...

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Breastfeeding

Recent research has found that if the mother is on HIV antiretroviral treatment and has an undetectable viral load, the risk of HIV transmission through breastmilk is low...

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Looking after yourself post-partum

For a range of reasons, even the most resilient woman can become emotionally vulnerable after childbirth. For women with HIV, the overwhelming life changes brought about by a new baby...

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Baby with HIV

Does my baby have to take HIV treatments? Whether or not you have taken any antiretroviral treatments during pregnancy, your baby will be treated with HIV antiretroviral treatments...

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