Principal Investigator: Roxanna Haghighat, DPhil | Kathleen Powis, MD, MPH, MBA
Aim 1: Evaluate the acceptability of conducting focus group discussions (FGDs) vs. individual in-depth interviews (IDIs) to discuss infant feeding decision-making among mothers living with and without HIV, and determine whether mothers prefer HIV seroconcordance in FGDs.
Aim 2: Explore the experiences around infant feeding decision-making for mothers living with and without HIV, including barriers and facilitators to EBF.
Aim 3: Identify significant differences in experiences and perspectives of EBF between mothers living with and without HIV.
Study Design: Qualitative with focus group discussions and in-depth interviews
Study population and size: Up to 50 women who are greater than 6 months post-partum who are enrolled in the FLOURISH study (R33 HD103099)
Study Duration: 12months
Study Results: Ongoing