Beyond Belief Positive Results In HIV Transmission in Babies

Beyond the Veil | Two studies on mother-to-child transmission of HIV during breastfeeding have concluded that the HIV-infected mothers would not transmit the disease to babies when given anti-retroviral drug regimens in the third-trimester of pregnancy through the sixth-month of breastfeeding. 

With no drug protection, there’s a 40 percent chance that an infected, breastfeeding mother will transmit the AIDS virus to her baby. Taking the drugs, the overall infection rate fell to 1.1 percent. Read on at VOA