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Will the child get infected of HIV because mother is HIV positive ?

i am hiv positive pregnant woman, worried about my baby being infected by taking medication and what does it mean when doctor said only formula she should take
Wed, 18 May 2011
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The chances of infection are high when in womb and during delivery.Breastfeeding also carries a risk of transmitting.So , where HIV viral load is high , formula foods are encouraged o avoid transmission to kid .
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