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 HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted infections - care, support and prevention - AIDS action
 

Practical information for health
workers, educators and community
carers on HIV, AIDS and sexually
transmitted infections covering care,
support and prevention.

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HIV and safe motherhood 
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HIV and Safe Motherhood

This briefing paper was produced in 2000, and is aimed at health workers in sub-Saharan Africa who care for mothers during and after pregnancy and delivery. It will also be useful for health planners, and anyone working with young people and with women and men, providing information, advice or counselling on reproductive health and parenthood.

HIV and Safe Motherhood

Acknowledgements
Definitions
Introduction
Before Parenthood
HIV in pregnancy
Voluntary counselling and testing for HIV
Care during labour and delivery
Infant feeding and HIV
What else can health workers do?
Resources

 

Contents 

Acknowledgements 
Introduction 

Section 1 Before parenthood 
 

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Avoiding infection

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Reproductive rights and choices

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Improving access to contraception

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Abortion

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Getting pregnant


Section 2 HIV in pregnancy
 
 

  1. Mother-to-child transmission

  2. Keeping all mothers healthy

  3. Caring for women who know they are HIV positive


Section 3 Voluntary counselling and testing for HIV 
 

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Counselling

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Testing for HIV


Section 4 Care during labour and delivery 
 

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General care during labour

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Elective caesarean section

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Antiretroviral therapy


Section 5 Infant feeding and HIV 
 

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International guidelines

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Deciding whether to breastfeed

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Essential information for HIV-positive women

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Alternatives to breastfeeding

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Exclusive breastfeeding

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Stopping breastfeeding early


Section 6 What else can health workers do
 

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No need to feel helpless

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Becoming more at ease with sexuality

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Safe working practices

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Making the most of limited resources


Section 7 Resources

HIV and safe motherhood is aimed at all those working in health, family planning and women's organisations in sub-Saharan Africa.

HIV and safe motherhood is aimed at all those working in health, family planning and women's organisations in sub-Saharan Africa.

 

 

 
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