"I grew up 5 minutes from this hospital. The AIDS epidemic was only just starting then. I said, 'Someday I'll wear those blue stained bars on my shoulders, like the nurses.' But I didn't know my job would be to help mothers protect their babies against HIV. A lot has changed since I started in 2006, too. Ey, I sleep better at night now, because of Test and Treat. Before, we had to wait until the mother was 7 months pregnant. Now the mothers know quite well that (claps her hands) Test and Treat. An expecting mother comes in at 8 am. By 11 am, she is taking the HIV test. If she tests positive, we start treatment with ARV's that same day. After that (claps her hands again), we initiate the child on HIV-transmission-preventing medicine. We are protecting a lot more babies from HIV these days. Mother-to-child transmission is small. We do group and then individual counseling, to address each mother's weak points. By the time the mother leaves, she understands that she has tested positive and she has to continue the treatment for life. Starting today. She also has to protect herself, the ones she loves, and her child—the one she's expecting. The mother will cry. When she is alone with me, she will say: 'I don't know how I am going to tell my husband. Or my grandmother. Or my mother. My mother doesn't like people who are living with HIV who we know. So I don't know how to address that.' We say, 'You have to tell them—the people you love—so they can support you. Have them come in with you, so we can make it easier. And maybe, through you, they will understand that there is no need to stigmatize and discriminate people who are living with HIV.'"