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Patient-Provider Communication about Pregnancy and HIV among Female Sex Workers Living with HIV in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Citation

Cernigliaro, Dana; Barrington, Clare; Donastorg, Yeycy; Perez, Martha; & Kerrigan, Deanna L. (2019). Patient-Provider Communication about Pregnancy and HIV among Female Sex Workers Living with HIV in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19(1), 427. PMCID: PMC6868801

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Health providers can play an important role in communication about pregnancy, particularly for women at increased risk for pregnancy complications, including female sex workers (FSWs) living with HIV. This study explored factors related to patient-provider communication about pregnancy among 253 FSWs living with HIV of reproductive age in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-019-2482-5

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth

Author(s)

Cernigliaro, Dana
Barrington, Clare
Donastorg, Yeycy
Perez, Martha
Kerrigan, Deanna L.

Year Published

2019

Volume Number

19

Issue Number

1

Pages

427

PMCID

PMC6868801

Reference ID

12557