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1-877-327-4636 Alcohol and Substance
1-800-436-8477 Morning Sickness
1-888-246-5840 HIV and HIV Treatment
1-877-439-2744 Motherisk Helpline
416-813-6780 Motherisk Helpline

HIV Treatment In Pregnancy

Motherisk HIV Healthline and Network at 1-888-246-5840. Call toll free for information and counseling

Drug Information


Treatments to Prevent Transmission of Perinatal HIV Infection
Making the right treatment decisions in pregnancy requires good communication between pregnant women/couples and physicians. Talk to your physician about treatments to control the virus and/or reduce the risk of perinatal infection, as well as:


Giving Medication to Infants or Children
Parents often find it difficult to give medicine to their children. How to give medications has helpful tips for mothers and other caregivers.

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