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Can HIV-Positive People Have Babies? 7 Myths About Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS

January 8, 2013

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OK, so it works for moms, but HIV-positive men definitely can't be biological fathers.

OK, so it works for moms, but HIV-positive men definitely can't be biological fathers.

Wrong again! Knowledge and treatment of HIV have made it increasingly possible for men living with HIV to safely father biological children. Several techniques and options are available to assist HIV-negative women in having babies with HIV-positive men. Recently, the FDA even approved a prophylactic pill that, with the guidance of an HIV expert physician, may protect an HIV-negative mom-to-be while she and her positive babydaddy attempt to conceive more naturally. With sperm washing, surrogacy and reproductive technologies, gay prospective dads with HIV can join the revolution too!





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