Mom's agony: Do I give my baby my HIV or do I watch her die?
Would you give your child HIV to save their life?
The question reads like a line from a Jodi Picoult novel, but for a South African mother, this was no fiction thriller – it was a life-and-death scenario.
The desperate mother, who is HIV-positive, decided the answer to that question is “yes”, and donated part of her liver to her HIV-negative baby who was dying of liver disease.
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