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Babies Living With Hiv

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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to fetus. In turn, it is almost always recommended as a treatment component during pregnancy and delivery (and given to the infant after birth), even when the woman has HIV that is resistant to it.The non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »

baby with HIV

how can we keep children with HIV to live above 2 to 3years old apart from anti retrovirus drugs. Read more »

how long the baby survive from hiv

i have been diognose with hiv and my son to who is ten years old now how long will he live who... Read more »
Articles
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This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

... This is Bonnie Goldman, editorial director of The Body. Welcome to This Month in HIV. Dramatic progress over the last 10 years in HIV medicine means that HIV-positive people can be expected to live an almost normal Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria Sacks Health Officials After Baby Infected With HIV

... Responding to the case of an infant who was infected by a blood transfusion at Lagos University Teaching Hospital earlier this year, the Nigerian government on Wednesday Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Virus Hides Quickly Inside Babies' Blood

... Drug-resistant HIV strains that pass from mother to infant can go undetected in the baby's immune system cells and remain there for years, according to a study by Dr. Deborah Persaud of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fear of Social Backlash Hampers Zimbabwe's Fight Against AIDS Baby Deaths

...Efforts to reduce Zimbabwe's infant mortality rate are threatened because many pregnant women who are tested for HIV are too frightened to return to the clinic for Read more »
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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 Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
Can anyone give me some addvice on having children with my hubby who is positive. We are living in the UK and have looked into sperm washing but we would have to pay 5,000 for each treatment which we cant aford to do so the only other option for us... Read more »

My Cousin and her baby have AIDS HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...we just recently found out that my cousin was tested HIV positive but within the last 2 months she moved from HIV to having AIDS and she is extremelly sick. The Problem is that she lives in Guatemala and i dont know what to do to help. I am a... Read more »

HIv positive and having a baby

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I just found out I am pregnant. But I'm positive and really worried. Will I get sicker? will my baby die? Does anyone know about this? laura K. Read more »