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HIV During Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and After Birth: Health Information Fact Sheets for HIV Positive Pregnant Women


Description

This series of fact sheets is intended for women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or have recently given birth. These fact sheets describe the steps an HIV-positive pregnant woman can take to preserve her health and prevent transmission of HIV to her baby.

These fact sheets provide information on the following topics:

  • HIV testing and pregnancy
  • Treatment regimens for HIV-positive pregnant women
  • Safety and toxicity of anti-HIV medications during pregnancy
  • Delivery options for HIV-positive pregnant women
  • HIV-positive women and their babies after birth
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/ContentFiles/Perinatal_FS_en.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)
This tool is available in Spanish at: http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/ContentFiles/ElVIHDuranteElEmbarazoElPartoYDespuesDelParto_FS_sp.pdf

Developer

AIDSinfo

Funding Sources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 08/2006
  • Review Date: 01/2008
  • Recent Summary: 03/2008
  • Original Summary: 01/2007
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Last updated: April 11, 2008.