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Can I Get Pregnant Being Hiv Positive

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Abortions in pregnant HIV positive women

Should a pregnant woman be advised to have an abortion when she is HIV positive? Reasons for yes and no.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...can be reduced down to about 8%. Some parents are willing to take this 8-25% chance. Other parents are not.4) The stage of pregnancy the woman is in. Abortions are most often done during the early stages of pregnancy, rather than the latter... Read more »

His fiance is pregnant? Will she become HIV positive?

My former foster son is living with AIDS. He has a viral load of 7000 and t-cells of about 600.In... Read more »

HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm... Read more »
Articles
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Bail Granted for Pregnant HIV-Positive Woman Originally Sentenced to Give Birth in Prison

... Dear Project UNSHACKLE friends, Many of you have been following the case of Ms. T, a 28 year-old HIV-positive pregnant woman from Cameroon who was recently sentenced to 238 days in prison by a judge trying to protect her unborn child... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Namibia to Start Distributing Drugs to HIV Positive Pregnant Women

...Namibian Health Minister Libertine Amathila said the ministry would begin distributing the drug nevirapine to pregnant HIV-positive women to prevent transmission of the virus to their babies. Studies show the drug can reduce HIV transmission... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Developing World Lack Access to PMTCT Services, Report Says

... Two-thirds of HIV-positive pregnant women in the developing world do not have access to treatment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, which could lead to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Stigma Surrounding HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

...your own health ... you are seen as adding to an existing problem." IRIN/ PlusNews reports that there are almost 300,000 pregnancies annually in South Africa that involve women living with HIV. Rakgadi Mohlahlane, program manager at South... Read more »
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Pregnant and HIV positive: Need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...year old woman. I found out that I was HIV positive in 1996. I had a 2 year old son and an eight month old at the time. I am pregnant now. I have NEVER taken any medication and I have never had a detectable viral load. I do not know any other... Read more »

research on HIV & pregnancy

Posted by doccnm
...Research Study Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and Read more »

Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test Read more »

HIV drugs and pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous
...and hope that I am not intruding with my post here. I am doing research for a film on antiretroviral drug treatments for HIV pregnant women and for children. When I started I thought that the options were clear and obvious but I have come across... Read more »