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Breast Milk and HIV transmission

Apr 7, 2012

I know that HIV can be transmitted from mother to child during breastfeeding, but what is in the breastmilk to cause this transmission? is it blood product? the actual virus?

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi Breast milk contains HIV especially with the mom having a high viral load.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon

Please put my mind ar rest
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