Research

New AAP Guidance on Infant Feeding for People with HIV

The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new clinical report providing guidance for pediatric providers about infant feeding for people living with HIV and at risk for HIV in the United States. They recommend that for people with HIV in the United States, avoidance of breastfeeding is the only…

In Support of Breast/Chestfeeding by PWH in High-Income Settings

The authors present reasons for fully supporting breast/chestfeeding as a viable and safe feeding option for infants exposed to HIV in high-income settings. They address unanswered questions and the need to continually develop more nuanced clinical guidance on infant feeding and HIV.Citation:…

Multisite Study of Breastfeeding Among PWH in North America

This article describes a retrospective multisite study of individuals with HIV who breastfed during 2014–2022 in the United States and Canada. The findings demonstrate high variability among institutions in policies, infant prophylaxis, and infant and parental testing practices.Citation: Levison J…

Model for Management of Breastfeeding in Women with HIV in the U.S.

In this article, the authors describe an approach to managing care for breastfeeding women with HIV at a single large-volume site in the United States. Citation: Abuogi L, Smith C, Kinzie K. Development and implementation of an interdisciplinary model for the management of…

Best Practices for Infant Feeding for People with HIV in High Resource Settings

In this article, the authors set forth a multi-disciplinary approach for best practices to maximize risk reduction in infants whose birth parents choose to breast/chestfeed in high resource settings like the United States.  Citation: Powell AM, Knott-Grasso MA, Anderson J, et al.…

Best Practices for Implementation of Breastfeeding for PWH

The authors describe the efforts at their institution to develop a structured shared decision-making process and protocol for successful implementation of breastfeeding for people living with HIV.Citation: Powell AM, Knott-Grasso MA, Anderson J et al., Infant feeding for people living with HIV in…