|Want to have baby
Jul 27, 2001
My wife is positive but I am negative. Is it possible to have chirldren and what way to safe me and new born?
Response from Dr. Remien
It is certainly possible to have a baby. Of course there is always the risk of transmission of HIV to an uninfected sex partner when protection is not used. There are a number of options for having a baby that do not include putting yourself at risk. And there is also the risk of HIV being passed on to the baby if the mother is infected. There are ways of significantly reducing this risk when an HIV+ woman wants to have a baby. Please speak with a qualified physician about your situation. You may also want to go to the forum on this website called "Pregnancy, Children and HIV."
He has AIDS not me
First 72 hours
- Is Gonorrhea Permanent?
- What If Antibiotics Did Not Clear Up My Bacterial Vaginosis?
- What Does A Herpes Blister Look Like?
- What Can I Do To Ease The Pain From Genital Herpes?
- What Are The Odds Of Contracting Genital Herpes After Sleeping With Someone Who Has It But Not An Outbreak?
- Things That Get Mistaken For Genital Warts
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.