Enhancing the health and social wellbeing of children and young people living with HIV


BHIVA guidelines on the management of HIV in pregnancy and postpartum 2018 (2020 third interim update)

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.