From what you know or have heard, please indicate if HIV – the virus associated with AIDS – is transmitted or passed on to another person by an HIV-infected mother passing the virus to her baby when breast-feeding?
The following activities are considered high-risk for HIV infection transmission to occur:
- engaging in unprotected sexual intercourse (anal or vaginal)
- sharing sex toys that are used internally
- sharing needles or equipment for injecting drugs or steroids
- mother-to-child transmission during pregnancy, delivery, and breastfeeding.