Addressing challenges of young mothers living with HIV

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Last updated on: 29 February 2024

Young mothers living with HIV have multi-layered issues to manage, including pregnancy, childbirth and parenting, alongside lifelong antiretroviral therapy (ART), preventing HIV transmission to their infant, potentially caring for a child with HIV, mental health challenges and often HIV associated stigma and discrimination.

Addressing these obstacles requires a holistic approach that considers the intersection of healthcare, social support, and economic empowerment to ensure the successful treatment and retention of young mothers living with HIV.

Explore our list of resources that delve into the complexities of the young mothers living with HIV’s experiences, offering information, guidance, and practical tools to enhance awareness about the challenges which young mothers living with HIV: