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Hiv neg child from a hiv + mom without using ARV'S

Hi doc. Is it possible that an hiv+ mom can give birth 2 a hiv neg child without takin any Arv's?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, it's possible; however, the odds are dramatically improved when appropriate antiretroviral drugs are taken.Dr. Bob Read more »

searching for answers to child with HIV Newly diagnosed (PEDIATRIC HIV INFECTION INFORMATION, 2009))

I have a niece who is 12 yrs old she was just diagnosed with HIV.No one has explained everything in... Read more »

talking to child about HIV/AIDS

What are some guidelines and resources for mothers w/ HIV/AIDS to talk to their child about living... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...health ministry's HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Control section, said that HIV/AIDS could "soon become the main cause of death in children under the age of five -- worse than other major causes such as diarrhea and respiratory disease." UNICEF's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid HIV Tests Highly Effective in Preventing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in India, Study Finds

...survived and tested negative for HIV. According to the World Health Organization , there were 420,000 new HIV cases among children reported last year in India, most of which occurred through MTCT ( Montreal Gazette , 5/6). "Most Indian women do... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan First Lady Calls for Increased Efforts to Prevent Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

...more than 7,000 HIV-positive pregnant women. According to the New Vision , it is estimated that more than 110,000 HIV-positive children live in Uganda, and more than 90% of HIV-positive children contracted HIV vertically (Ahimbisibwe, New... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana Has Lowest Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rate in Africa, Study Says

... Botswana has the lowest rate of mother-to-child HIV transmission for a breastfeeding population in Africa, according to a study by the Botswana-Harvard AIDS Institute, Mmegi Read more »
Connect With Others

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 Read more »

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...I really need some 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. 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 »

Project Officer: Child focusedHIV/AIDS Interventi

Posted by Anonymous
...pandemic on children in Vietnam. Project areas include: strengthening HCMC peer education programme and developing national children's networks, improving child participation and representation in HIV/AIDS policy debate, influencing key... Read more »