U=U and breastfeeding

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16 Jan 2018

While effective HIV treatment greatly reduces the risk of onward transmission during breastfeeding, it does not appear that the risk is zero, a leading paediatrician told a British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference in London. Although formula feeding is the safest option in high-income countries, some women will choose to breastfeed and healthcare professionals should support them to do so as safely as possible.

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