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Adoption With Children With Hiv

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Adopting an HIV + Child

Hi Dr. Frascino,My husband and I have a 2 year old boy at home. We are now adopting another, slightly older boy who is HIV +. We have done our homework and are working with a great doctor, have a great support system and we are ready to bring this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

International adoption of HIV+ kids

Hi,Thanks for all the information you provide on your site! It's been incredibly helpful. I have... Read more »

Adopting a Ukrainian child who had a HIV-positive mother

I am currently in Ukraine looking to adopt a little 19mon girl. Her mother was HIV+. They say she... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Residents Increasingly Adopting HIV-Positive Children From Abroad, AP/Google.com Reports

... U.S. residents increasingly are adopting HIV-positive children from abroad, according to figures from the U.S.-based Adoption Advocates International , the AP/Google.com reports. Figures from the organization indicate a "clear and steady... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India Government, NGOs Adopt "Delhi Commitment" to Protect, Support Children Affected by, Vulnerable to HIV/AIDS

...Indian government ministries and nongovernmental organizations in New Delhi on Thursday after a two-day national consultation on children affected by and vulnerable to HIV/AIDS adopted a "comprehensive" national policy recommendation to protect,... Read more »
The Body

Obama Lifts HIV Travel Ban

...tourists, refugees and students. Another impact of the law was the unforseen obstacle that it created for the international adoption of children with HIV. Moreover, no major international HIV/AIDS conference has been held in the U.S. since 1993,... Read more »
The Body

Ukraine Says No to Elton John's Desire to Adopt an HIV-Positive Boy

...criteria: He was neither legally married nor young enough, according to Ukraine's rules. Pavlenko seemed to care little that the adoption would transform Lev's life and perhaps spur other people to adopt HIV-positive children in resource-poor... Read more »
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Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...I really need some direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. The family uses private insurance Read more »

POSITIVE COUPLE SEEKING TO ADOPT A HIV+ CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HAVE A LARGE HOME AND EVEN BIGGER HEARTS AND WE'D LIKE TO SHARE THAT WITH A CHILD IN NEED RATHER THAN RISK HAVING BIOLOGICAL CHILDREN. ANY ADVICE WOULD BE APPRECIATED. THANKS Read more »

Would Love To have a child

Posted by micah0320, 2 Replies
...I am a 31yo gay black male living in Atlanta, GA. I would love to have a child. Of seven siblings I am the only one without children. If there is a willing HIV+ female (race not important) around the same age that would like to meet and talk... Read more »

Need doctor for child

Posted by Adoptive_Mom
...Can anyone recommend a community based doctor in Maryland who treats children with HIV, preferably one who provides, or is at least open to integrated therapy? I am looking for someone who will offer more Read more »