We have years of data of using this medication for women that are pregnant and we know that they’re safe, that their babies are safe, and now we have more and more experience with using PrEP for women that want to get pregnant. We prescribe to women who want to make sure that they don’t get HIV and that their babies don’t get HIV though their partner is HIV positive we do use PrEP in that way.
Dr. Flash explains that PrEP is safe and recommended to keep pregnant women and their babies HIV negative.
Research has led experts to conclude that there are no safety-based reasons that expecting or breastfeeding women should not take PrEP.
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