Breastfeeding does not contribute to mortality among HIV-positive women in Kenya.
(1.) Otieno PA, et al. HIV-1 disease progression in breastfeeding and formula-feeding mothers: a prospective 2-year comparison of T cell subsets, HIV-RNA levels, and mortality. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2007;195:220-29.
(2.) Wilfert CM, Fowler MG. Balancing maternal and infant benefits and the consequences of breastfeeding in the developing world during the era of HIV infection. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2007;195: 165-67. Summary of both articles by D Thaczuk, 10 January 2007 at: <www.aidsmap.com/en/news/ F2784693-8CA7-44F6-B490-78FOCC388254.asp>.
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|Title Annotation:||ROUND UP: HIV/AIDS|
|Publication:||Reproductive Health Matters|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||May 1, 2007|
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