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Video: HIV-positive and pregnant, a mother-to-be strives for a healthy child

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The Ninth Month

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The Ninth Month

Nolubabalo Zwane of Cape Town, South Africa, has been living with HIV for 14 years. She is due to give birth in June. “If I want my baby to be negative, what am I supposed to do?” she asks. She is now taking antiretroviral pills, which can reduce the risk that her baby will become infected to less than 5 percent.