|Babies and AIDS
Dec 23, 2001
Is it possible for a women not to transmit the virus on to her unborn child?
Response from Dr. Aberg
Yes. The transmission from mother to infant ranges from 20-45% depending on the populations that have been studied. If the pregnant women takes antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy and throughout delivery the risk of transmission declines significantly. In fact, some cities n the United States report a less than 1% transmission rate in women who are on therapy and achieve an undetectable HIV viral load in their blood.
If you are HIV positive and pregnant or contemplating pregnancy, I encourage you to speak to your physician as soon as possible to discuss options for you to protect your baby from acquiring HIV.
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