HIV and infant feeding

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Friday 24th September 2004

Following a review of the research evidence, this updated guidance reaffirms existing advice. Directed to health professionals who advise HIV-infected pregnant women and new mothers, it recommends avoidance of breastfeeding as part of a programme of interventions to reduce the risk of mother to child HIV transmission.

Following a review of the research evidence, this updated guidance reaffirms existing advice. Directed to health professionals who advise HIV-infected pregnant women and new mothers, it recommends avoidance of breastfeeding as part of a programme of interventions to reduce the risk of mother to child HIV transmission.