Which of the following would the nurse include when providing teaching to a woman with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who wants to get pregnant?
• A C-section is not necessary based solely on the mother being HIV-positive. Elective C-section is not necessary if women can achieve viral loads below 1,000 by the due date. If the viral load is higher, c-sections are done to minimize the risk of transmission from contact with blood during the birth process.
• Not all children born to HIV-positive mothers contract the disease.
• The patient will want to discuss the risk with her partner. Any time a barrier method (like a condom) is not used, the risk of transmission of the virus is higher.
• Birth control is taken to prevent