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Can A Person With Hiv Hold A Baby

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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
...a referral to an HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician in your area. Medical centers that have considerable experience treating HIV/AIDS are usually well equipped to help with situations like yours. You can read additional information in the archives... Read more »

HIV during pregnancy: chances for my baby

Dear Dr. Frascino,first of all, thank you for your time and commitment to helping people. I am HIV+... 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... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

...statistics. In 1992, almost 1,000 children were infected in the US. By 2008, there were 182 new infections and 41 new diagnoses of AIDS. African-American newborns are much more likely to be infected than children of other races. Most children... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...to pass the virus to her baby before or during childbirth or after birth through breastfeeding or by prechewing food for her infant. In the United States, it is also possible to acquire HIV through exposure to infected blood, transfusions of... Read more »
The Body Features: Women & HIV

HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women - First Person: Fortunata Kasege

...I got myself off the floor, I ran outside where the father of my child was sitting with his friend. I just screamed, "I have AIDS, I have AIDS, oh my god, I'm going to die, I'm scared!" I think I kind of went [laughs] a little over the top,... Read more »
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New Baby

Posted by jayinpdx, 3 Replies
...My sister just had a new baby. Unfortunatly I am not allowed to hold him because she is afraid that he will get HIV from me. I have told her time and again that that is not the way it works. That you cant get this simply from touching or kissing Read more »

New Baby

Posted by jayinpdx, 2 Replies
...My sister just had a new baby. Unfortunatly I am not allowed to hold him because she is afraid that he will get HIV from me. I have told her time and again that that is not the way it works. That you cant get this simply from touching or kissing 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 »

Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...have the applicant sign a consent form. In New York State, people cannot be denied health insurance because they have HIV or AIDS. Why is it recommended that all pregnant women have an HIV test? HIV can be passed from mother to child during... Read more »