HIV/AIDS - Preventing the Spread of HIV - Mother-to-Child
This two-page handout with accompanying audio and video educates people about preventing the spread of HIV from mother to child. It explains how infants who are HIV-positive may have been infected. Treatments to protect newborns from HIV infection are discussed, such as delivery by Cesarean section (C-Section) and use of HIV drugs (antiretrovirals) by the HIV-positive mother during pregnancy. The document discusses the importance of HIV testing for mothers and newborns.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.