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A Man Living With Hiv Wants A Baby

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hiv- woman & hiv+ man want to have a baby

Hello. I am an hiv neg woman wishing to have a baby with my hiv+ husband. I read your answer to 'Hiv+man, HIV- woman, IVF' and I found out that my egg could be harvested, fertilized and returned in me. I understand it is not completely...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I do not know where you live, but Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD has an In Vitro Fertilization program run by Dr. Jairo Garcia. I know that the program has not performed such a procedure for an HIV discordant couple, but he is willing to... Read more »

want a baby but my man is+ and i'm not

Hi, I am living in Ethiopia. My husband is HIV positive and I am not. But we want a baby. Can use... Read more »

Positive man with negative wife wants to have baby

I am a HIV positive man and I want to have a child with my wife who is negative. What, in your... Read more »
Articles
TheBody.com

Quietly Watching: On Living With HIV as a Heterosexual Man

For awhile I used the picture of The Invisible Man as my avatar for various sites I was on. You know the one where the face is swathed in bandages but as they are removed there is nothing behind them. It is a symbol for my life with HIV. As much as... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Living proof

June 1, 1995 was the happiest day of my life. After two years of trying to have a baby, my husband and I had just found out that I was three months pregnant. I had all of the standard tests run, as well as an ELISA test. I had no worries because I... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

So You Want to Have a Baby?

How Is HIV Transmitted from Mother to Child? HIV can be transmitted during pregnancy, during delivery and through breast milk. What Are the Risks? Let us first consider the risk. Nearly 60 percent of the women becoming pregnant today in some clinics... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Man or HIV-Positive Man in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single man or an HIV+ man in a same-sex relationship looking for information on having a child, the options below will... Read more »
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My Husband's +, I'm -...we want to have a baby

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My husband is HIV+. I am HIV-. We had "unsafe" sex for 2 years before finding out that he was +. He was infected during that whole time and never infected me. Since the tests, we have been using condoms consistantly. But now we are thinking about... Read more »

My boyfriend still wants a baby

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Lately I have been going through hell! I just found out the other day a guy I met on the internet in January has AIDS and its full-blown too. Anyway I was stupid and slept with him on the first night I met him, I never saw him after that but kept in... Read more »

We are both hiv positive. We want to have a baby.

Posted by Anonymous
My husband and I have been HIV positive for approximately one (1) year. We live in a caribbean country where people are grossly ridiculed for having the virus. We are afraid to go to any local doctors to obtain information re: the possibilty of us... Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
Baby-boomers living with HIV

We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the depression or during the war years. We survived the threat of nuclear war, free love, some... Read more »