We know that Coronavirus COVID-19 is causing a lot of worries for people, we aim to provide information, guidance, support and reassurance during this challenging time. CHIVA have developed dedicated information for professionals, parents and young people on COVID-19 and HIV to provide updates on recommendations and evidence as received.

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BHIVA guidelines on the management of HIV in pregnancy and postpartum 2018

 

Some significant updates to the guidelines include:
  • an expanded focus on psychosocial care of women living with HIV during and after pregnancy
  • updated consideration of the safety of newer antiretrovirals at conception and during pregnancy
  • a review of guidance relating to breast feeding including examples of supplementary material that can help guide decision making as well as monitoring and support of women choosing to breast feed
  • modified neonatal post-exposure prophylaxis recommendations including a 14 day shortened duration in the context of very low risk of transmission
  • a new section on postpartum management of women living with HIV.