Hesperian Health Guides
Chapter 5: Talking with children about HIV
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Talking with your child about HIV can be difficult for many reasons. It is understandable to want to protect children from worries. And some topics connected with HIV, such as sex and death, commonly are not discussed with children — or talked about much at all! So it can be hard to even begin the conversation. And talking with your child about HIV can mean answering a lot of questions.