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STIGMATIZATION ASSOCIATED WITH NOT BREASTFEEDING AMONG HIV POSITIVE MOTHERS IN DEVELOPING WORLD
Purpose of this paper is to address the public on the stigma faced by not breastfeeding HIV positive mothers mainly in the developing countries. In addition to the adverse effects for not breast feeding the essay covers various interventions that can be relied on to reduce stigmatization
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Table of contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER ONE 1
1.1 Background 1
1.2 Objectives 2
CHAPTER TWO 3
2.1 Cause of stigma. 3
2.1.1 Culture 3
2.2 Face of stigma faced by not breastfeeding mothers. 5
2.3 Effects /consequences of stigma. 6
2.4 Ways/interventions put in place to reduce stigma among not breastfeeding positive mothers 7
CHAPTER THREE 10
CHAPTER FOUR 11
RESEARCH RECOMMENDATIONS 11
Preview of the essay: STIGMATIZATION ASSOCIATED WITH NOT BREASTFEEDING AMONG HIV POSITIVE MOTHERS IN DEVELOPING WORLD
Stigmatization refers to the act of having unfavorable attitudes and beliefs towards someone in this is the HIVADS positive not breastfeeding mothers.
In the introduction we find that many of the MTCT are in developing countries despite the mothers having been education on the feeding practices of their infants. This is due to the high cost of the replacement feedings and greatly affected by the social stigma
The main cause of the stigmatization is the culture and norms associated with breastfeeding practices which most weaning ...
... framework to support their right is weak and their needs are almost always secondary to those of others in the community.
5. More PMTCT awareness campaigns for the entire community should be an integral part of any PMTCT program to help reduce the stigma and discrimination associated with not breastfeeding among HIV/AIDS positive mothers.
6. Importance of PMTCT programmes being to integral to broad based preventive, education , care and support programmers and that there should be more focus on the mothers and fathers of potentially infected infants.
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