Special Considerations in the Management of Women With HIV, Including Management of Conception and Pregnancy

  • Author: Sigal Yawetz, MD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/27/20 (What's New)

Summary

  • Medical care of pregnant women infected with HIV should involve both obstetrical providers and HIV specialists
  • Pregnant women should be counseled to avoid tobacco and illicit drug use, encouraged to use condoms during sexual intercourse, and screened for genital tract infections, HBV, HCV, and TB

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