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Care Plan For Hiv And Pregnant Women

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AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...transmission using the "ABC" approach (abstinence, be faithful, use condoms.) Also, the U.S. Government provided more than 2.2 billion condoms worldwide from 2004 to 2008. PEPFAR also helped prevent transmission of HIV from pregnant women to their children by providing medications to over 17 million pregnant women. Budget: PEPFAR provided approximately $712 million to support prevention activities. This is 22% of program funding. If...
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy.HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment after... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy. HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment... Read more »

HIV+ man having children

Dr. Bob, thank you for all of your calming words, and the time you devote to helping those with HIV and the "worrywarts". My question is technical, but can an HIV+ man have a child through in-vitro without risk to the baby or the mother? Or is the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy. HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment... Read more »

Safe sex (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

My questions are: Is it advisable for couple on medication with cd4 above 150 to have unprotected sex cos we want to have baby? Does protected sex have any negative effect on anyone already on medication? Apart from condoms, are there any other form...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...require treatment to maintain her own health. Otherwise, HIV treatment should be continued throughout pregnancy. HIV-positive pregnant women who do not require antiretroviral therapy to maintain their own health may be able to stop treatment... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection Considering Plan to Offer Rapid HIV Tests to Pregnant Women

... Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection is considering a plan to offer rapid HIV testing to pregnant women when they arrive at a hospital for delivery in order to reduce the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission, the South China Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Senator to Introduce Bill That Would Require Pregnant Women, Infants to Receive HIV Tests

...New Jersey Senate President Richard Codey (D) on Thursday announced that he plans to introduce a bill that would require all pregnant women and infants in the state to be tested for HIV unless women choose in writing to opt out of the test, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Implement Routine HIV Testing Among Pregnant Women, Infants in New Jersey Should Be Supported, Editorial Says

... An effort by New Jersey Senate President Richard Codey (D) to require routine HIV testing among pregnant women and infants in the state "deserves support," a Newark Star-Ledger editorial says (Newark Star-Ledger , 3/26). Codey on Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...testing and treatment, women with HIV can live as long as men. Women should get tested for HIV. This is especially true for pregnant women and women considering pregnancy. If they test positive for HIV, they can take steps to reduce the risk of... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...distribution) to 42 million people The delivery of drugs and services to prevent mother-to-child transmission to 3.1 million pregnant women Rules governing how PEPFAR funds can be used for HIV prevention have been the source of substantial... Read more »

Just found out 2 days ago...

Posted by Iris, 15 Replies
...do that all the time...they can't tell you anything over the phone, blah blah blah...I remember even kind of joking about the HIV test...haha, yeah no way!! (I tested negative last March). I get to the Drs. office at 3pm - nurse (midwife) walks... Read more »

HOW DID YOU GET HIV>>> RESPOND

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...well go on what event in your life do you believe led to the hiv infection? very very intersted. Read more »