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Safe Infant Feeding by HIV+ Mothers

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Health Talk Radio Africa

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After giving birth, HIV+ mothers must face breast versus bottle feeding dilemma. Can an HIV+ mother safely give her infant breast milk? With right techniques, an HIV+ mother can safely feed her infant breast milk. There is also a place for infant formula. Guidelines from on the World Health Organization on infant feeding by HIV+ mothers are carefully explained using real life scenarios. From the mother with access to antiretroviral medications, the working mother, to the low income slum dweller, all can find a safe way to feed their infant. There is also a place for infant formula when certain conditions are met.

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