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Promoting Maternal-Fetal Attachment with Women Affected by HIV and/or Substance Use

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Women can experience positive levels of attachment to their unborn fetuses, regardless of their health status or behaviors. Maternal-fetal attachment typically strengthens over the course of a pregnancy, but it can also be promoted through conscious intention and action.  Professionals can utilize multiple interventions to increase maternal-fetal attachment in any population.

To learn more about these interventions, check out our latest brief Research-to-Practice Brief:
Promoting Maternal-Fetal Attachment with Women Affected by HIV and/or Substance Use

One Response to Promoting Maternal-Fetal Attachment with Women Affected by HIV and/or Substance Use

  1. By elevating the level of positive experience and attachment with their fetuses, therapeutic compliance for both mother and infant might improve, especially in the prevention of HIV progression in the newborn. This researches an important psychosocial aspect of HIV seropositivity which might have a significant impact on therapeutics and disease progression.

    Note: I’m a physician practicing in Singapore, and specializing in HIV, STD and Andrology.

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