Nonbreast-fed HIV-1-exposed Burkinabe infants have low energy intake between 6 and 11 months of age despite free access to infant food aid.

In a WHO-coordinated, mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) prevention trial in Burkina Faso, HIV-1-infected mothers were advised to either stop breast-feeding by 6 mo or totally avoid it. Participants were provided with cereal-based, infant fortified mix (IFM) from 6 to 12 mo postpartum along with infant feeding counseling. Our objective was to describe… CONTINUE READING