HIV - you, your child and your family

HIV - you, your child and your family

Season: 3 Episode: 34 Topic: HIV - you, your child and your family- how can we ensure baby lives a normal life?

What is HIV and AIDS?
HIV is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system, the system that helps the body fight disease. There are medical tests to tell if a person has the viru...
Is there a cure for HIV and AIDS?
No, there is currently no cure for HIV and AIDS. The medication available cannot get rid of the HI virus, but helps keep the virus under control and stop it...
How can a HIV positive mother protect her baby from getting HIV when they are breastfeeding?
The most important thing for a mother to remember is that she must not mix breastfeeding and formula feeding as this dramatically increases the baby’s chanc...