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Birthing With Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Natural Birth for HIV+ Woman

What are the risks for an HIV woman that has already given birth by C-section over 2 years ago and wishes to have a natural birth this time? Her count is very low almost undetectable.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
If your viral load is under 1000 copies and you are on antiretroviral treatment, the chance of transmitting the virus to your baby is very low and vaginal delivery can be considered. Many women can safely delivery a baby vaginally after a prior... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Executive Director Discusses HIV/AIDS Control In Rwanda

... UNAIDS Executive Director Michel SidibĂ© on Thursday praised Rwanda for its successes in combating HIV/AIDS and highlighted prevention of mother-to-child transmission of the virus as an area that needs work, New Times /allAfrica.com Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines Risks HIV/AIDS Advocates Face While Working in Somalia

... The Boston Globe on Monday examined the risks HIV/AIDS advocates face while providing prevention services in Somalia. According to the Globe , United Nations programs in Somalia Read more »
Women Alive

If You Are a Woman Who Has Given Birth While HIV Positive...

...Marques' little life, he had to take AZT 4 times a day. The doctors believe that this helps to prevent newborns from getting HIV. Marques has been given his first viral DNA test which came back negative. He'll continue to be tested until he's 18... Read more »
Connect With Others

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

starting a HIV/AIDS charity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...positive African woman living in America.Long before l tested positive ,I wanted to start an orgaization to help people with HIV/Aids in my country of birth and Africa .Now l feel the need everyday as l read about the many hardships that people... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »