Published in Women's Health Weekly, November 10th, 2005
For HIV-positive women with no other medical conditions, the risks of elective C-section, which include infection, are outweighed by the magnitude in the reduction of the transmission of the virus that causes AIDS, found study authors led by Jennifer S. Read, MD, with the Pediatric, Adolescent, and Maternal AIDS Branch at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
However, although the effectiveness of...
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