Vertical transmission (childborn)

  • Giving birth Flèche NO RISK
  • HIV-positive mother giving birth Flèche HIGH RISK

"Giving birth, childbirth, giving life"

A woman’s choice to have a child when she is HIV positive is a complex and emotional one. Studies have shown that if no anti-HIV treatments are taken during pregnancy, there is between 20%-30% chance of HIV transmission from the mother to the fetus. There are, however, effective treatments available. Consult your doctor.

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