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Can An Hiv Positive Person 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+ 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

Children and HIV

...infection. CD4 cell counts (see Fact Sheet 124 ) and viral load counts (see Fact Sheet 125 ) are higher than in adults. An infant's viral load usually declines after birth until age 4 or 5. Then it stabilizes. Children also respond differently... Read more »
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
Connect With Others

I forgot that i was HIV Positive

Posted by Barbdoll, 6 Replies
...chair watching time passing me by. I get it, i get that while i'm here thinking about where i go, and what i'm going to do, people are living, people are getting married, having children, going to school, working on a big project and all that,... 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 »

My partner is positive but can't tell anyone

Posted by gayguyinsf, 7 Replies
My partner (in a stable, non-monogamous relationship) simply can't bring himself to tell anyone, even his closest friends, that he is positive (diagnosed almost a year now). I am willing to let him be the one who tells them, but I wonder if other... 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 »