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Can 2 Hiv-positive Parents Have A Negative Child

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CHILD SARING IN DISCORDANT COUPLES (PREGNANCYAND SPERM WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009)

I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF INFECTING HER?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, it is possible. The safest way would involve sperm washing followed by artificial insemination. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses this topic in greater detail. It will be crucial to work closely... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anxiety/Stress Among Mothers Living With HIV: Effects on Parenting Skills and Child Outcomes

In their introduction the authors noted, "Parental HIV infection has been associated with negative outcomes for children, and parenting skills appear to be one mechanism operating in that association." The current study examines the relations... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Man and HIV-Negative Woman (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ man and an HIV-negative woman seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National HIV/AIDS Programs Must Consider Needs of Children Who Have HIV-Positive Parent, Opinion Piece Says

"When adults decide how to tackle the world's AIDS crisis, the way it affects children must become part of their thinking," Kerrel McKay, an HIV/AIDS outreach officer for Jamaica's Ministry of Health , writes in a Newsweek opinion piece. McKay,... Read more »
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Parents Of HIV Positive Adult Children

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I was wondering if anyone here knew of any websites, Forums, online communities, etc. specializing in Parents Of Adult Children With HIV? Thanks.

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22 months of negative tests but still positive

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 5 Replies
Ok guys now I am freaking out again I just got a call from the Immunology Dept of all children's Hospital and they think I might have PCP they want copies of all 9 elisa and both viral load tests I got along with a copy of the NAT I took. because of... Read more »

Disclosing to parents!

Posted by hivstudent, 4 Replies
Hey everyone, sorry it might be a long post! I hope you take 2 minutes and read it.
Okay so I was diagnosed positive on 30th or April. and confirmed. I have been waiting on my counts for 2 weeks after but then I get a phone call telling me I cannot... Read more »

WHY DON`T PARENT`S TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN THAT ARE HIV+

Posted by MARYJB67, 3 Replies
I`AM CONFUSED ABOUT WHY DON`T SOME PARENT TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN WHO ARE AFFECTED WITH THIS DISEASE BECAUSE I`VE A MOTHER THAT DOESN`T TALK ABOUT THE ISSUE OR GO INTO THE HEALTH DEPT WITH ME EITHER BUT SHE WANTS TO KNOW WHAT THE DOCTOR SAY OR WHAT... Read more »