Newest recommendations for HIV+ moms.

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An article from Kenya on the newest recommendations for HIV+ moms: Expectant HIV/Aids women to start on ARV earlier – WHO HIV-positive pregnant women will now start on antiretroviral in the 14th week of their pregnancy, according to World Health Organisation’s revised guideline on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV… The latest guideline […]

What can happen if someone else’s breast milk is given to another child?

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From the US Centers for Disease Control: “What can happen if someone else’s breast milk is given to another child?” http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/faq/index.htm HIV and other serious infectious diseases can be transmitted through breast milk. However, the risk of infection from a single bottle of breast milk, even if the mother is HIV positive, is extremely small. […]

Breastfeeding and HIV

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Prolonged Breastfeeding Protects Kids From HIV living.oneindia.in A new study has revealed that stopping breastfeeding early might increase mortality risk among children born to HIV infected mothers. By 4 months of age, children pass the critical stage of development where breastfeeding is essential for their survival. AnotherLook at breastfeeding and HIV/AIDS http://www.who.int/child_adolescent_health/news/archive/2009/30_11_09/en/index.html WHO also now […]