HIV i-Base

Feeding

Pocket pregnancy logo 160x160The page includes information about feeding after your baby is born.

It is part of a guide produced for women in the UK.

Because HIV is present in breastmilk, bottle feeding with formula milk is strongly recommended in the UK.

Bottle feeding with formula milk is health and nutritious and 100% safe for protecting your baby from becoming infected by HIV.

The reasons for this recommendation and a discussion of issues about breastfeeding is in the link below.

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