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Can Couples With Hiv Get Pregnant

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HIV+ COUPLE NEED TO GET PREGNANT

My husband and i are both HIV+ and we are desperate to have a child. I have a daughter from a previous relationship and my husband has adopted her.But we are very desperate to have a baby are cd4 counts are 600 and above and we both have a...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...well. Therefore, you should consult with your treating physician about changing your drug regimen if you decide you want to get pregnant.BJ Read more »

hiv+couple want to plan a pregnancy

husband viral load <20,CD4 687Wife's viral load 18115 and CD4 673. The woman is NOT on... Read more »

HIV + Couple have a HIV- baby?

Can an HIV+ positive couple that are both undetectable have a HIV- baby? What would be the best way... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles County Investigating Couple After Child Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Ever Having HIV Test

...pneumonia, the Los Angeles Times reports. The girl's parents refused to have the girl and her eight-year-old brother tested for HIV even though their mother, Christine Maggiore, is HIV-positive and breastfed both the children. Maggiore does... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...difficult to find a place to have sperm washing done. Having Children if the Woman has HIV Without treatment, up to 35% of pregnant women with HIV can pass the infection to their newborns. With proper treatment, the risk of passing HIV to... Read more »
The Body

Does Pregnancy Pose an HIV Infection Risk for Men?

... Previous studies have demonstrated that pregnant women are at greater risk of HIV infection. However, a new study, presented at the International Microbicides Conference in Pittsburgh Read more »
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Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans Read more »

POSITIVE COUPLE SEEKING TO ADOPT A HIV+ CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...MY HUSBAND AND i HAVE BEEN HAPPILY MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO Read more »

Looking for +/- couple trying to conceive 4 story

Posted by Poppy
...interested in profiling an HIV-negative woman who is married to a positive man and either recently gave birth, is currently pregnant, or is trying to conceive. She hopes to write a story about rights to motherhood and the limited options... Read more »

Pos/Neg Couple Seeking Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Has anyone have first hand knowledge or experience with spermwashing procudures? Husband pos(undetect)/Wife neg one child neg. Want more additions, any info appreciated Read more »