Mother to Child HIV Transmission in the U.S.
Working towards the elmination of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in the U.S.
Your Reproductive Health
The reproductive health needs of women with HIV are not being met. One-half of the more than 140,000 HIV serodiscordant couples in the US desire children.
Early Detection and Treatment
Early detection and treatment of HIV infection is the best way to help prevent neonatal disease. All pregnant women should be screened for HIV as early as possible during each pregnancy.
Know Your HIV Status
All women should know their HIV status. HIV screening should be a standard part of gyn and obstetric care for women aged 19–64 with targeted screening for other women with risk factors, including sexually active adolescents.
Opt-Out Testing Strategy
Many states have adopted the opt-out testing strategy and have incorporated it into their laws and regulations.