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hiv and babies
Jan 8, 2010

my son is hiv positive and his wife have a seven month old baby boy. the mother tested for hiv several times during pregnancy and tested nagative. is it posible that the baby can be hiv positive.

Response from Dr. Henry

Babies born to HIV-negative mothers are not at risk for HIV infection even if the father was HIV+ (baby gets infected from mother/not father though if mother gets infected with HIV by the father during the pregnancy or while breastfeeding then there is a risk to the baby). KH

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