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HIV+ Woman With HIV- Man Getting Pregnant

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HIV- woman gets pregnant by man with AIDS

I'm involved in a situation where the woman became pregnant by a man with AIDS. So far, she has tested negative. She is due late July and I have heard that even though she is HIV- right now, that during labor/birth, she may "cross over" and become...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...occasions over time. Because the risk of passing the virus from mom to baby is particularly high when moms become infected while pregnant, it is important to prevent further exposure to the mom through safe sex practices (including condoms). I... Read more »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Dear Doctor,My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated... Read more »

HIV+ Women and pregnancy

What kinds of meds do women with HIV need to take during pregnancy and what is the latest % that... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Worsens Condition of Malnourished Children, Pregnant Women in Kenya

... HIV/AIDS has worsened the condition of malnourished children and pregnant women in Kenya's Turkana region, IRIN/AllAfrica.com reports. According to a recent survey conducted by UNICEF , the rate of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibody That Helps Protect Women Against Pregnancy-Associated Malaria Not Present in HIV-Positive Women, Study Says

... An antibody to pregnancy-associated malaria that is present in some women who have been pregnant more than once is not present in HIV-positive women, according to a study published in the May issue of PLoS Medicine , ANI/newKerala.com Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

So-Called "Global Gag Rule" Has Made HIV/AIDS, Pregnancy Prevention More Difficult for Women Worldwide, Opinion Piece Says

...as the so-called "global gag rule," have "made it harder for women in Africa and elsewhere to prevent HIV/AIDS and unwanted pregnancies," Elizabeth Maguire, president of the nongovernmental organization Ipas and former director of USAID 's... Read more »
The Body

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Pregnancy and HIV

...fear and not knowing, because I didn't know whether my son would be positive or not. At first, I was very uneducated about HIV and pregnancy, because I never intended on getting pregnant ... I cried every day, and prayed every day." -- Jessica... Read more »
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HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
...Hi All ! My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she Read more »

where to find a hiv specialist for pregnant women in Atlanta area

Posted by nandi26, 1 Reply
...Im looking for phone numbers of doctors or institutions in the Atlanta area that treat pregnant hiv women. thank you. Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hello, i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so Read more »