BBVs and STIs in Antenatal Care


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Discover the indispensable resource for primary healthcare professionals involved in antenatal care – “Bloodborne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections in Antenatal Care.” This comprehensive document offers essential guidance on recommended testing, management, and care during pregnancy, labour, and the postpartum period for hepatitis B (HBV), hepatitis C (HCV), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and syphilis. Stay informed with the latest testing policies, broaden your knowledge, and ensure inclusive and optimal care for all individuals by engaging with this invaluable resource.

Recognising the disparities faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, especially in remote areas, this resource highlights the importance of culturally appropriate care and addresses the complex social factors contributing to higher infection rates. By utilising this resource, healthcare professionals can play a vital role in reducing health inequities and improving outcomes in these communities.

Moreover, this resource promotes inclusivity, emphasising the significance of gender-inclusive language and trans-affirming practices in antenatal care. It encourages healthcare workers to embrace diversity, respect individual preferences, and create a welcoming and supportive environment for all pregnant individuals.

Enhance your antenatal care practices by providing compassionate, person-centred care to diverse populations. Explore the “Bloodborne Viruses and Sexually Transmissible Infections in Antenatal Care” resource and help make a positive impact on the health and well-being of pregnant people.


Published in 2022

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