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Can A Baby Get AIDS From A Parent At Birth

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AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...within one year. Most HIV-infected children in the U.S. start ART before they are 3 months old. Children and Adherence Adherence (see Fact Sheet 405 ) is a major challenge for children and infants. Both the child and the parents may need extra help. Many children do not understand why they should put up with medication side effects. Their parents are usually HIV-positive. They may have their own difficulties with adherence. Their...
Ask the Experts

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
...pregnancy.HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after giving birth -- a decision that should only be made in consultation with her healthcare team.Which... Read more »

SAFE CHILD BIRTH .

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR A HIV POSITIVE MALE AND NEGATIVE FEMALE TO MEET AND HAVE CHILDREN WHO WILL BE UNINFECTED? IF YES, PLEASE WHAT ARE THE METHODS THROUGH WHICH THIS WILL BE A SUCCESS
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after giving birth -- a decision that should only be made in consultation with her healthcare team. Which HIV Drugs... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after giving birth -- a decision that should only be made in consultation with her healthcare team. Which HIV Drugs... Read more »

Want a baby, discordant couple

Hi there, hope u can help. I'm a 32yr old lady, HIV+ and my husband is HIV-, we want a baby desperately, what options do we have to conceive except IVF, we cannot afford the cost of insemination. Thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after giving birth -- a decision that should only be made in consultation with her healthcare team. Which HIV Drugs... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...papillomavirus (HPV, see Fact Sheet 510 ). HPV does not seem to improve when people take antiretroviral therapy (ART). Many women are parents in addition to dealing with their health and employment. This can make it more difficult to take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...contribute to the HIV epidemic in Hispanic/Latino communities. Behavioral risk factors for HIV infection differ by country of birth. Data suggest that Hispanic/Latino men born in Puerto Rico are more likely than other Hispanic/Latino men to... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Certain HIV drugs can affect the levels of other drugs in the body. For example, several HIV drugs can impact the levels of birthcontrol pills. HIV+ women should be treated by health care providers with experiencetreating women with HIV. Tell... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...(especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment, especially needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Want a baby.....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Is it to late to have a baby or no worth it at all? I have 3 kids from my first partner am no longer with him I left him and re married to someone else .We Read more »

Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
...Hi, My husband and I would like to have a baby. We are both positive and are numbers are great. We would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a Read more »

Having a baby when you are HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
... Having a Baby when you're HIV Positive I'm a 23 year old HIV positive woman considering having a child with my HIV negative husband. Anyone Read more »