Perinatal (Mother-to-Child) Transmission of HIV
- Frequently Asked Questions About HIV and Pregnancy
MDH fact sheet on perinatal HIV transmission.
- Perinatal HIV/AIDS Surveillance
Statistics summarizing surveillance data on mother-to-child HIV transmission in Minnesota.
For Health Professionals
- Reporting Perinatal HIV
Minnesota law, specifically Minnesota Rules Chapter 4605.7044, requires the reporting of pregnancy in a person chronically infected with HIV, including AIDS, to the Minnesota Department of Health within one working day of knowledge of the pregnancy.
- Preconception Counseling - Initiating the Conversation About Your Patient's Reproductive Intentions
This document provides resources for providers to initiate conversation with both women and men on how to achieve optimal preconception health and conceive safely.
- Preconception Counseling - Conceiving Safely Partner Safety and Timed Conception
This document provides a number of resources that will guide you through the components of preconception counseling.
- Clinicians Testing Guide to Routine HIV Testing During Pregnancy
MDH guidelines for physicians to provide routine HIV testing for pregnant women.
- Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States: AIDSinfo
These guidelines provide health care providers, patients, and policy experts vital clinical information on the use of antiretroviral drugs in pregnant HIV-1-Infected women for maternal health and interventions to reduce perinatal HIV transmission.
- Other Perinatal HIV Resources for Health Professionals
Contacts for more information about perinatal HIV.