TITLE

Breastfeeding's HIV risk

AUTHOR(S)
Althaus, Frances
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec98, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the findings of a research about the possibilities of HIV-infected mothers to transmit the infection to their children through breastfeeding. Lesser chances of transmission with shorter duration of breastfeeding; Absence of unbreastfed children who got infected; Late postnatal transmission rate; Time of stopping breastfeeding to prevent seroconversion and transmission.
ACCESSION #
1309439

 

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