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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Anonymous | 2018/05/15

Q.

Can I pass HIV to my baby

Can a positive mother pass HIV to her child whuen she changes her to formula milk at 2 weeks because she can no longer get hold of ARVS due to strikes in her community resulting in a closed clinic and has missed 4 doses

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician
- 2018/05/23

HIV cannot be passed to your baby if she is on a formula. If using a formula NAN Pelargon is recommended.

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