Table 4

Summary of uptake of recommended PMTCT strategies amongst HIV-infected mothers (N = 173)

sd-NVP at the onset of labor

Infants given sd-NVP*

Recommended BF option followed**

followed

    all
*** current PMTCT recommendations


Mothers on HAART

17

15/16 (94%)

8/16 (50%)

8/15 (53%)

Mothers NOT on HAART

156

117/156 (75%)

99/154 (64%)

29/154 (19%)

22/154 (14%)

Total

173

117/156 (75%)

114/170 (67%)

37/170 (22%)

30/170 (18%)


*Live-born infants only included

**Avoidance of all breastfeeding from birth or exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, and no breastfeeding after.

***Mothers on HAART during pregnancy and delivery AND infants received sd-NVP AND recommended feeding options were utilized; OR mothers had taken sd-NVP at onset or during labor AND infants had received sd-NVP AND recommended feeding options were utilized.

van Lettow et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:426   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-426

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