Pregnancy and HIV

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This four-page handout educates women who are pregnant or plan to be pregnant about the importance of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing. It provides basic information about HIV and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The document discusses HIV blood testing for all pregnant women in the early months of pregnancy, and treatment with medicines before pregnancy or after the first trimester. It identifies ways to prevent HIV infection in the baby, such as cesarean delivery, medication, treatment for anemia, HIV testing, and bottle feeding instead of breastfeeding.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Anemia, Bottle feeding, Cesarean section, Female, HIV infections, Pregnancy, Women's Health
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2012
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