A Systematic Review : Effectiveness Breastfeeding Mode on Reducing Mother to Child Transmission Of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Health
  • Universitas Indonesia
Keywords: Breastfeeding, HIV, National Guidelines, Mother to child Transmission


IV incident and mother to child transmission among women during pregnancy and lactation. The Majority of new HIV infection in children younger than 15 years are believed to have stemmed from mother to child transmission. Breastfeeding is important component to provide optimal nutrition where it‘s not contaminated by HIV. This study is intended to investigated the save and effective breastfeeding mode to reduce the Mother to Child Transmission of HIV. The literature databases were searched by Springer, Proquest, Science and Jstoreby using spesific keyword. The selected articles were assessed by using Systematic Review method PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses) procedure, finally found 10 article journal to be analysed. The result findings showed that Exclusive Brest Milk Substitute (EBMS) is the savest mode compare with exclusive breast feeding (EBF), and the biggest risk where mothers did mixed feeding (MF). But, some country promoted EBF depend on some different and dimensions among countries. For the better result is breastfeeding must be avoided, even at term in mothers with reduced viral load and EBMS must be promoted as the savest and the most feasible mode of infant feeding.