Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission And Prevention
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Glaser Foundation Officials Call for Changes to Legislation That Would Reauthorize PEPFAR, Including Targets for Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission PreventionAfrica program directors with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation on Wednesday suggested various provisions for legislation that would reauthorize the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief , including the creation of a five-year... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineCombivir + Nevirapine has had lots of use in pregnancy but there are safety concerns if the CD4 count > 250 for women. In our clinic we often have used Kaletra (or other boosted protease inhibitor) + Truvada which can be a challenge to tolerate... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiWow this is intense question.1st. The chances of perinatal (mother to child) transmission without medication throughout pregnancy is 1 in 4, or about 25% chance of infection. With medication that number is dramatically reduced to less than 1%.... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineStarting HIV meds prior to conception (using non-efavirenz regimen) would minimize changes to acquire additional HIV strains from husband (Rx chosen with husband's treatment history in mind) so that approach has that advantage and would also... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Konika,The confusing point here stems from the fact that HIV-positive moms can pass anti-HIV antibodies to their unborn children. These anti-HIV antibodies are proteins, not HIV itself, that can pass through the placenta from mom to fetus.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby?
I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!!
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Posted by dontknowwhy, 1 ReplyHi,
Sorry for the long post. But please read it as I need help.
I am worried. I am scared to death because I feel that I have got it. I hope not. Not that I am afraid of my destiny if I am positive but I am so much worried about my son. I have been... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesDoes anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident or something and not tell her or not protect them. She said that because I am... Read more »
Posted by kat01, 2 RepliesI have to talk to my niece about her recent diagnoses. She is 12 yrs old.He mother cannot talk to her about it because she is dealing with her own recent diagnoses and is several states away recouperating from an additonal illness..I need help in... Read more »
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