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Can A Man Who Has Hiv Have Children

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Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians,... Read more »

Being a straight man in the world of HIV

Posted by poztrainer, 6 Replies
This is my first post in here. I live my life as if I'm not infected, and try to be just like everybody else that I see walking down the street, having fun, and enjoying life. I'm fairly accomplished, and have made some of my greatest... Read more »

Interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »

Interesting news story on man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »

interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobmagnetic Couple and child bearing (SPERM WASHING, PREGANACY),Oct 6, 2008 the safest way for magnetic couple to bear childen. Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, This question comes up frequently. (See below.) The safest way... Read more »

HIV+ man, HIV- woman, IVF

I am an HIV+ man and I am interested in fathering a child. Is there risk of infestion to an HIV- woman if an egg is harvested, fertilized in vitro, and then returned to the mother?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Theoretically, there is a small risk because the semen containing the HIV may leave some residual virions in the fluid surrounding the fertilized egg or on the egg itself even after washing. Therefore when the egg is implanted, the woman might... Read more »

How to get HIV + woman pregnant from a HIV - man

My girlfriend and I are getting married and we want to have a child. Could you tell me what we need to do? Would she be artificially inseminated with my sperm or do I have unprotevted sex with her?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Although transmission of HIV from a woman to a man during sexual contact is less efficient than transmission from a man to a woman, it still occurs (perhaps at a frequency of 0.05% per contact). Unprotected intercourse would thus carry a... Read more »

HIV(-) man in love with HIV(+) woman

i am a HIV(-) male in love with HIV(+) woman that i would love to spend the rest of my life with. she has had an udetectable viral load since she started tx which is 3 yrs. Realistically, how long can we expect her to remain "viral load...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
As I am sure you know - nobody can give you any guarantees on this. However, it is certainly not unreasonable to imagine a very long term future with this woman. While uncertainties exist, many people will be living "normal" life spans... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ohio Children's Football League Bars HIV-Positive Man From Coaching Position

The Ellet Suburban Football League, a children's football league outside of Akron, Ohio, on Sunday announced that it would bar an HIV-positive man from being an assistant coach, the Akron Beacon Journal reports. Dan Gable, director of the league... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ohio Children's Football League Reverses Decision, Allows HIV-Positive Man to Fill Coaching Position

The governing board of the Ellet Suburban Football League, a children's football league outside of Akron, Ohio, on Thursday overturned an earlier decision that barred an HIV-positive man from being an assistant coach and restored the man to the... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Man or HIV-Positive Man in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single man or an HIV+ man in a same-sex relationship looking for information on having a child, the options below will... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Vitamin D Deficiency More Common Among Perinatally HIV-Infected Children Than HIV-Uninfected Children

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »