No evidence that breastfeeding makes maternal HIV worse
"26 April 2004
"Breastfeeding is not detrimental to the health of HIV-positive mothers, according to a study published in the April 30th edition of AIDS. Investigators in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, conducted a prospective cohort study involving 698 HIV-positive mothers between 1995 and 1997. The study was undertaken because earlier studies had produced conflicting evidence about the risk of maternal HIV disease progression after breastfeeding..."