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orange01
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Getting Pregnant
      #235661 - 01/25/08 08:18 PM

I am looking for advice. My boyfriend and I are HIV +. We have been talking about the possiblity of having a baby. I am taking atripla and he is not on any meds right now. I know that atripla is not good for the baby so is their anything u can suggest i do to prepare before i get preg?

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oldwoman
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Re: Getting Pregnant new
      #235664 - 01/25/08 09:32 PM

There are OB Dr's that specialize in HIV+ pregnancies,talk to your Dr for a referral to one of them.They will be able to advise you what's best for you and the baby.It would probably be best to do this before you get pregnant since the baby is most sensitive to certain meds and chemicals in your body during the early stages of development.

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Terry

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whocanfigure
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Re: Getting Pregnant new
      #235673 - 01/25/08 10:38 PM

This is a discussion you need to have with your ID doctor. They need to explain all the pros and cons and then you need to weigh them all and decide from there!!! Good luck!
Bernie

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