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Want a baby, husband -ve and I am pos

Jun 1, 2008

Hi there,

i am an HIV pos lady(viral load undetectable)and my husband is -ve, we can't afford the cost of IVF. Previously u recommended that my husband takes ARV's as a preventative method before we try conceiving the "natural way". He is not keen on this option. Both my GP and gynae have recommended that we do artificial insemination using a syringe to insert sperm into my vagina. Do u know anything about this method? will this work, been trying for two consecutive months during ovulation with no positive results. Please Advise, i losing hope!

Response from Dr. Frascino


I agree with your GP and gynecologist! Artificial insemination is indeed a safe way for you to become pregnant. It may take multiple attempts (just like the "natural way") to ultimately become pregnant, but these methods do indeed work! Your gynecologist can help advise you the best time to attempt to conceive and instruct you on the artificial insemination procedure.

Good luck!

Dr. Bob

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