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Children and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Children? How Are Children Different? Research on Children Treatment for Children Children and Adherence The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Children? Where antiretroviral medications (ARVs) and good medical care for
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talking to child about HIV/AIDS

What are some guidelines and resources for mothers w/ HIV/AIDS to talk to their child about living w/ a parent w/ the disease?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...The National Center for Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center (http://www.womenchildrenhiv.org) is an excellent resource for families living with HIV and has materials that 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
...for pregnancy. I'll reprint some information about magnetic couples and pregnancy below for our readers. Good luck! Dr. Bob Children and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY) Mar 24, 2008 I was wondering if a man who has AIDs is... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Children

I have a question pertaining pregnancy and children. How is it that some babies that are born from a parent that is HIV positive or maybe even both parents, and still don't acquire the virus?? And if they don't acquire it when they are born or...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...question is a very good question -- lots of research has focused on this. We don't completely understand why all babies born to HIV positive women are not infected, but it seems as if the placenta is a pretty good barrier to passage of HIV during... Read more »

Children and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

I was wondering if a man who has AIDs is able to impregnate his wife safely
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this website. My psychiatrist hooked me up with a paedeatric oncologist - I think that basically means a doctor who deals with children who have cancer. I was taken through the wards and all of a sudden my problems seemed completely... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ugandan Pediatric HIV/AIDS Conference Cites Lack of Access to Antiretrovirals, High Rates of Mother-to-Child Transmission

... About 12,000 of the 50,000 HIV-positive children in Uganda who are in need of antiretroviral therapy are receiving the treatment, delegates said on Wednesday Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report Summarizes Opinion Pieces on NIH-Funded AIDS Drug Trials Involving Foster Children

... Researchers who conducted NIH -funded HIV/AIDS drug trials involving hundreds of HIV-positive foster children often did not appoint independent advocates for the children, despite policies requiring the assignments, according to a review Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Increasingly Living With HIV/AIDS in Cambodia; Officials Focusing on Prevention

... Cambodia has shifted the focus of its HIV/AIDS prevention efforts from young adults to children in response to 2008 statistics that show an increase in rates of antiretroviral Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts at Conference Discuss Testing, Treatment Access for Children

... Many children continue to lack access to effective HIV detection programs and antiretroviral drugs, HIV/AIDS experts said Thursday at the Read more »
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Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful Read more »

Project Officer: Child focusedHIV/AIDS Interventi

Posted by Anonymous
...1. Save the Children - scuk@scuk.netnam.vn Job Vacancy Project Officer: Child focused HIV/AIDS Intervention and Management Project, Vietnam Save Read more »

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 »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
...Hello ladies, I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »