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

January 8, 2013


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

If you thought the answer to the question in this headline was "No," have we got news for you!

Some background: HIV treatment is more effective than ever -- and can deliver not only near-normal life spans, but also a radical drop in the likelihood of passing the virus to an intimate partner, if taken as directed. These factors and others have contributed to a veritable baby boom among people living with HIV. Doubtful? Don't let ancient medical reports and ignorance be your guides! Read on to learn more.

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