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What is the likelihood that I transfer HIV to my child during birth?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: ?Female? treated?

If you are a treated female who acquired HIV prior to pregnancy, treatment & close work with baby can drop babies risk down to about 1/25.
Consultation with an infectious disease specialist & delivery with a treatment plan in place for baby increases success in avoiding transmission.

In brief: ?Female? treated?

If you are a treated female who acquired HIV prior to pregnancy, treatment & close work with baby can drop babies risk down to about 1/25.
Consultation with an infectious disease specialist & delivery with a treatment plan in place for baby increases success in avoiding transmission.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

These are the main ways in which someone can become infected with hiv: unprotected penetrative sex with someone who is infected.
Injection or transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, donations of semen (artificial insemination), skin grafts or organ transplants taken from someone who is infected. From a mother who is infected to her baby; this can occur during pregnancy, at birth an.

In brief: Yes

These are the main ways in which someone can become infected with hiv: unprotected penetrative sex with someone who is infected.
Injection or transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, donations of semen (artificial insemination), skin grafts or organ transplants taken from someone who is infected. From a mother who is infected to her baby; this can occur during pregnancy, at birth an.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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