6. 8 Adherence
It is easy for a mother to forget her own health after the baby is born. For mothers taking HIV treatment, adherence is critical.
Missing doses, or taking them late, increases the chance of resistance.
- Many women have excellent adherence when pregnant, but find this hard after the baby is born.
- Many mothers find the best way to remember to take their own ARVs is to link this to when they give the new baby his or her treatment.
Last updated: 1 January 2016.