HIV/Aids

Pregnant Women

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus. With HIV your immune sysetem shuts down and turns into Aids.

Aids

Aids stands for Acquired Immune Difficiency Syndrome. Final stage of HIV and one of the most leading causes of death.

HIV/Aids while Pregnant

If the mother is infected the child will become infected as well due to the amount of amniotic fluids that they come into contact with.

Statsitics

In 2007 the diagnosis rate of pregnant women with HIV/Aids:

Black/African American- 15.2%

Hispanic/Latino- 2.1%

White Woman- .8%


In 2008 the diagnoses rate of prenant women with HIV/Aids:

Black/African American- 10%

Hispanic/Latino- 1.7%

White Woman- .8%


In 2009 the diagnoses rate of pregnant women with HIV/Aids:

Black/African Americans- 9.9%

Hispanic/Latino- 1.7%

White Woman- .1%