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21 Dec 2004
HIV and Pregnancy
I've heard that when HIV + and pregnant chances of surviving in life are next to zero, is this true.
No this is not true. The transmission rate to the fetus is about 30% with no treatment. With treatment is drops to about 7-10%. There is a higher chance of getting infections in pregnancy for the mother though. Depending on where you live, you may have accessto HAART treatment which decreases the risks even more.
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