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Passing HIV on to the child
Nov 26, 2001

Does the risk of passing HIV on to the offspring increase if both parents are HIV positive? Also can you recommend a OB/GYN in the Austin, TX area who works with HIV pos couples who want to have a baby?

Response from Dr. Luzuriaga

No, the risk of transmission does not increase if both parents are positive. I' can't give you a specific recommendation regarding an OB/GYN in the Austin area, but would recommend that you begin by asking your HIV care provider(s) for referrals.

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