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This comprehensive book offers an exploration of the latest research into the HIV virus focusing on issues specifically relevant to pregnant women and the newborn. Discusses the latest findings on breastfeeding and routes of transmission of the virus, and includes guidelines and recommendations for the management of infected healthcare workers. It also covers epidemiology, transmission, the disease progress and the provision of holistic pregnancy care. There are also useful appendices and website addresses, including a list of HIV support groups and helplines, including the African AIDS helpline, available in English, French, Shona, Swahili and Luganda.