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HIV and pregnancy: general information

Looks at how HIV can affect pregnancy, and discusses treatment options to reduce the risk to the fetus. pdf required.

Published: 2004
Treatment guidelines for pregnant women with HIV

Addresses concerns HIV-positive women can have when dealing with a pregnancy. Discusses treatment options and ways to reduce the risk of infection for the fetus.

Published: 2004
HIV testing in pregnancy  
http://www.sogc.org/health/pdf/OBS-HIV_e.pdf

Discusses the importance of HIV testing for pregnant women.

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Published: 2000-2004
Life goes on: pregnancy and HIV  
http://www.vopw.org/voicesweb/HIV%20&%20Preg%20Booklet.pdf
Looks at all the options in pregnancy for HIV positive women, from deciding to get pregnant, to treatment options during pregnancy, right up to care considerations for the newborn and mother. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Positively pregnant: prevention of mother-to-child-transmission in the age of HAART  
http://www.bcpwa.org/articles/issue_36_24-25_positively_pregnant.pdf
Looks at treatment and support for HIV-positive pregnant women and prevention of vertical transmission. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Healthy options for women  
http://www.whiwh.com/Healthy_Options_pdf/English%20HIV%20booklet.pdf
Explores the issue of HIV and AIDS concerning Black women living in Canada who are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. (See Details)
Published: 2000
Perinatal transmission of HIV  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphb-dgspsp/publicat/epiu-aepi/hiv-vih/peri_e.html
Discusses perinatal HIV transmission in Canada. Includes HIV prevalence rates among pregnant women and women of childbearing age and data to support the use of antiretroviral therapy during the 2nd or 3rd trimester. (See Details)
Published: 2003
HIV/AIDS: Mother-to-child transmission  
http://www.icad-cisd.com/content/pub_details.cfm?id=6&CAT=9&lang=e
Discusses mother-to-child transmission of HIV (vertical transmission), and looks at various intervention strategies. (See Details)
Published: 2002
HIV testing of pregnant women  
http://www.cdnaids.ca/web/Position.nsf/79bd30dc8fee05dc85256638007535f0/29e26e25692d0dba85256bc8006d9a21!OpenDocument
Presents various policies for HIV testing and pregnancy ranging from voluntary to mandatory testing. Describes several concerns that are often left out of the debate including toxicity, standards of care and prevention. (See Details)
Published: 1998
HIV testing in pregnancy  
http://www.bchealthguide.org/healthfiles/hfile38a.stm
Discusses the benefits of HIV testing and treatment during pregnancy as a means of preventing perinatal HIV transmission. Provides some information specific to British Columbia. (See Details)
Published: 2003