Breast/chestfeeding is considered the healthiest infant-feeding option for the general population. The Well Project has grown to be a leading provider of evidence-based, community-centered information to support parents living with HIV in their infant-feeding decision-making.

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This comprehensive, multi-tiered project expands upon our efforts to increase knowledge and expand access to information around breast/chestfeeding and HIV.
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The Well Project compiled all our programs (including fact sheets, presentations, and more) on the crucial topic of infant feeding and HIV in this new resource page.
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Recently, I had the extreme pleasure of attending the 2023 Motown Experience: Birth & Breastfeeding Conference hosted by the Black Mothers' Breastfeeding Association in Detroit, MI.
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For the second year in a row, The Well Project and the National Clinician Consultation Center co-hosted the Annual Perinatal HIV Roundtable. Esteemed panelists, in conversation with one another, discussed how their organizations plan to adjust to, address, and implement the new HIV and infant feeding guidance.
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See a list of health and service providers who are knowledgeable and affirming of parents' choices around infant feeding and HIV.
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I don't know what came over me. Here I am, an unsure, brand new mom living with HIV, holding my newly born baby in my arms, and something kept telling me, "Just do it. Just tell them." The nurse asked me if I needed anything else before she left. Here's my chance. "The risk of HIV transmission from...
Ciarra "Ci Ci" Covin and Lealah Pollock, M.D.
Physician Lealah Pollock, M.D., and advocate Ciarra "Ci Ci" Covin explain how recent changes to U.S. perinatal HIV guidelines reveal an important shift in how we fundamentally approach the clinician-patient relationship with pregnant and infant-feeding people who are living with HIV.
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Copresented by The Well Project and the National Perinatal HIV Hotline, this annual roundtable geared for providers welcomed anyone with an interest in the topic to the 2022 event.
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Deciding how to feed your infant can be confusing for parents living with HIV. Read more about benefits and challenges of breast/chestfeeding.
AIDS 2022 Poster, Amplifying the Voices and Experiences of Parents Living with HIV Around Breast/Chestfeeding.
The Well Project presented an e-poster, Amplifying the Voices and Experiences of Parents Living with HIV around Breast/Chestfeeding , at AIDS 2022 in Montreal, Canada on July 29 – August 2, 2022, which sought to present information in a way that a broad range of audiences looking for information on infant feeding choices could access.
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Parents with HIV in the US and Canada must have access to information, support, and tools to make informed infant-feeding decisions. Sign on to a statement promoting progress on this issue.

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