Perinatal

What is Perinatal?

Perinatal meaning The time period that extends approximately from mid-way before birth to 4 weeks after birth. Perinatal transmission of HIV refers to the passage of HIV from an infected mother to her child during pregnancy, labor and delivery, or breastfeeding (through breast milk). Related Term(s): Mother-to-Child Transmission

 

reference: AIDSinfo – Glossary

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