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Module 6- Maternity care in the context of HIV

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you will have a better understanding of:

  • Obstetric management 
  • Neonatal management 
  • Infant feeding

......when HIV is a factor

 

Introduction

  • The experience of childbirth is an important life event for women, memories of which can follow them throughout life
  • The aim is to promote a positive experience of childbirth while reducing to a minimum the risk of mother to child transmission (MTCT) of HIV