• ‘HIV positive mothers can breastfeed exclusively without transmitting infection’

    ‘HIV positive mothers can breastfeed exclusively without transmitting infection’

    Dr Abimbola Williams, the Head of Health, Save the Children Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), said mothers living with HIV could breastfeed exclusively without transmitting the virus to the baby.

    She made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja.

    She said that exclusive breastfeeding helps to strengthen the immune system of a child even when the mother was HIV positive.

    According to her, exclusive breastfeeding in the first six months of a child’s life […]