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Can I Get Pregnant If I Have Hiv

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Pregnant with HIV test -ve, but my husband's result shows +ve

Hello Doctor. I am in a really confused situation. I am 5 months pregnant now and my HIV test a couple of months back showed -ve as per my obgyn. My husband had to take HIV test for insurance purpose and he turned out to be +ve. He is tested twice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The infectious diseases specialist will run additional confirmatory tests on your husband. If indeed he is HIV infected, you will need additional HIV testing immediately, and again at both the three- and six-month marks from the time of Read more »

Thank You (HIV - Wife and pregnant with HIV + Husband)

Hi Doctor, Thank you so much for answering my questions. I feel very lucky that you picked to... Read more »

HIV - Wife and pregnant with HIV + Husband

Hi Doctor, Thank you for answeing my question regarding low platelet counts (Platelet count of 6).... Read more »
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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

Hospitalizations of Pregnant HIV-Infected Women in the USA Prior to and During the Era of HAART, 1994-2003

...authors of the current study set out to compare rates of hospitalization for select morbidities among HIV-infected and uninfected pregnant women in the United States. Data from the 1994-2003 Nationwide Inpatient Sample were employed. Descriptive... 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

Georgia Gov. Perdue Signs Bill That Would Require Doctors to Offer Pregnant Women HIV Tests

...Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue (R) on Thursday signed into law a bill ( HB 429 ) that would require doctors in the state to offer pregnant women HIV tests, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( Atlanta Journal-Constitution , 5/18). The bill,... Read more »
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where to find a hiv specialist for pregnant women in Atlanta area

Posted by nandi26, 1 Reply
...Im looking for phone numbers of doctors or institutions in the Atlanta area that treat pregnant hiv women. thank you. Read more »

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 »

Pregnant HIV+ wanting to talk with others alike

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...decision to do it and did all the research (talk with doctors experts in the HIV pregnancy arena) etc. Anyways, I'm now 7 months pregnant and happier that ever. I just feel a little frustrated sometimes when talking with others about natural... Read more »

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 »