C-section for HIV-positive women doesn't raise respiratory risks

08/18/2010 | Medscape (free registration)

Babies born by elective cesarean section to HIV-positive mothers are not at higher risk of respiratory distress syndrome, a study showed. Duke University researchers said the respiratory risk to infants delivered at 38 weeks is low so HIV-positive women can safely choose a cesarean at that point to protect their babies from HIV transmission.

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