Birth within the Age of AIDS is a brilliant and poignant portrayal of the reports of HIV-positive girls in India while pregnant, beginning, and motherhood first and foremost of the twenty first century. the govt of India, including international well-being corporations, proven an incredible public healthiness initiative to avoid HIV transmission from mom to baby. whereas this software, which pursuits negative ladies attending public maternity hospitals, has better overall healthiness results for babies, it has ended in occasionally devastatingly unfavourable outcomes for negative, younger moms simply because those ladies are being validated for HIV in a ways higher numbers than their male spouses and are frequently blamed for bringing this hugely stigmatized affliction into the family.

Based on learn carried out through the writer in India, this e-book chronicles the reviews of ladies from the purpose in their judgements approximately even if to just accept HIV trying out, via their judgements approximately even if to proceed with the delivery in the event that they try HIV-positive, their birthing stories in hospitals, judgements and practices surrounding breast-feeding vs. bottle-feeding, and their hopes and fears for the way forward for their children.

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