If you are not, talk to a healthcare professional about starting treatment straight away. Can we make this page better? When to get tested? Please note that we are unable to respond to any questions, or offer advice or information in relation to personal matters. However, guidelines on whether to breastfeed vary depending on what resources are available to you. If you do not have access to formula and clean, boiled water all of the time, you may be advised to breastfeed while both you and your baby are taking antiretroviral treatment. Leave this field blank.
If you found out that you are HIV-positive during your pregnancy, it is recommended that you start treatment immediately and continue taking it every day for life.