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Can Women Who Are Hiv Positive Have Children Who Are Negative

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the procedure of having children while hiv+ male and hiv negative woman

My husband is hiv+, his viral load is 16.600 and his t4 is 541. We have a strong wish to have children. Is it possible??? how does it work and in wich countries are they doing it allready. we are from the netherlands. Is it easy to do? thank you...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...infection to you , and then potentially to your baby. In vitro fertilization (fertilization of the egg by the sperm outside of the woman) or sperm washing (a special technique in which the sperm are separated from the seminal fluids and washed) ... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court Rules State of Nebraska Can Be Held Liable for Refusal to Allow HIV-Positive Woman to Adopt Child

...Appeals on Tuesday ruled 2-1 that a lawsuit seeking damages from the state of Nebraska for its refusal to allow an HIV-positive woman to adopt a child could name the state and the state Department of Social Services as defendants, the ... Read more »
The Body

Forced Sterilizations Among HIV-Positive Women in Africa Exposed

... Modern medicine has made it possible for many HIV-positive women to give birth to HIV-negative babies. However, health care workers in numerous African countries, including South Africa and Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

... Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...thinking about using a fertility clinic, be sure to get information about all the services you will need and their costs.) "I ruled out intrauterine insemination because of the cost, but it is an option." If you and your partner(s) are both... Read more »
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Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
... There is more to read at Poz.com but here is a sample::::::: Girls' Night Out As a woman with HIV in the 90s, I was a fringe statistic. Now, finally, the scientists and docs are catching up by Regan Hofmann In the Read more »

Tested positive

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
... Earlier this month I went to be tested and it came back positive. Initially, I was shellshocked. I'm a young, heterosexual woman. I'm attractive and very well educated, about to start my graduate degree at an ivy league university. I can count... Read more »

He's positive, I'm negative... for now.

Posted by Jenni, 9 Replies
...About 6 months ago we found out that my boyfriend of a year was HIV+. I was negative. We were tested because he had applied for life insurance. They drew a few tubes of blood and we didn't think about it again. Read more »

What to do? He won't tell her he is positive...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...has hiv. I am the only one who knows and is his support. He is dead against ever telling anyone. Anyway, he is now dating a women for a couple of months now and sleeping with her with condoms. But she does not know he has hiv. I tried to... Read more »