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

  • Author: Kristine Patterson, MD (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/30/19 (What's New)


  • DHHS recommends use of ART by all pregnant women with HIV to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (Management Guidelines)[DHHS Perinatal]
  • Screening for HIV in Pregnant WomenInitial Evaluation of Pregnant Women With HIV
      Antiretroviral Therapy During Pregnancy
        Monitoring During Pregnancy
            Intrapartum Management
              Mode of Delivery
                Concurrent Antiretroviral Therapy and Other Medications
                Postpartum Management

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