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Can You Have Kids When Your Hiv Positive

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HIV positive or not?! Scared Mom of 4 kids. Help me.

Dear Dr. Robert, About three weeks ago I had a standard set of blood tests ran and one of those was for HIV (I'm currently 10 weeks pregnant would of been 7 weeks during the blood draw). Well I fell down our stairs last week and went...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...wingnut who carries semiautomatic weapons to health care reform town meetings, we must always consider our sex partners could be HIV infected and take all the necessary precautions to prevent spread of the virus. Assuming your Special Forces dude... Read more »

HIV positive Husband but Negative Kids and Wife

I have searched thru your forums, and noone seems to have asked this question.. My husband and I... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barred HIV-Positive Kids Allowed Back to School in India

... A Christian-affiliated school in southern India today allowed a group of HIV-positive children to return to class, six months after they were expelled. "We all love to go to school and study with our friends," Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV/AIDS Kids Enjoying Their Own Magical Summer

... For the sixth summer in a row, HIV-positive children and young adults from all over the West Coast have come to Camp Kindle, a free camp in the Santa Clarita Valley, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United States to Grant $7 Million to Curb Mother-to-Child HIV/AIDS Transmission in Ethiopia

...The United States yesterday announced that it will give $7 million to fight mother-to-child HIV transmission in Ethiopia as part of the Bush administration's effort to prevent vertical transmission in developing countries, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Hindering Namibia's Progress in Improving Child Health

... The spread of HIV/AIDS in Namibia over the past decade has halted the country's gains in improving children's health, and some organizations are calling Read more »
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Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. The family uses private insurance as he is a contractor. They must be... Read more »

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got Read more »

telling my kids

Posted by gigi5578nj, 3 Replies
...I have been positive since 2001 and now I am thinking about telling my children that I have HIV and I'm not sure how to go about it or if I should even do it I just want them to hear it from me and not anyone else My oldest Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband is HIV+ He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor. My young daugher touch the blood and Read more »