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Women with HIV feel scrutinised when pregnant

A report on Aidsmap states that women living with HIV feel subjected to questioning and monitoring of their choices during pregnancy, childbirth and when they first become mothers, according to Canadian research presented to a conference in Paris this month (July 2013).

Women feel that they are not only under the gaze of medical professionals and child protection officials, but also friends and family, who sometimes take a particular interest in how a woman may be feeding her infant.

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