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Dear Dr. Aberg,I am going to write an article about women and aids. Can you answer this question for me? If a woman got pregnant from a HIV+ man, is (because she is pregnant) the chance 100 that she got the virus as well?Thanks for your time,...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
No. A woman may become pregnant by a HIV positive man yet not have acquired the virus. A woman can acquire HIV from a man and not get pregnant. These are independent events. I suggest you read more about the pathogenesis and transmission of HIV on... Read more »

Pregnant hiv+ female.What can i do?

I am hiv+ and a few weeks pregnant.I would really like to have this baby.My cd4 is 464 and i am... Read more »
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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 Morning Post ... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: Planning Your Pregnancy

Many HIV positive women become pregnant when they already know their HIV status. Many women are also already taking ART when they become pregnant. If you already know that you are HIV positive, you may have discussed the possibility of becoming... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Integration of HIV, Family Planning Services Will "Save Women's Lives"

"Women who are at risk of unplanned pregnancy are also at risk of HIV, and vice-versa so separation of these services no longer makes sense. The global health community must work to bring family planning and HIV services together -- and quickly --... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaica to Launch New Female Condom as Part of HIV/AIDS Prevention Efforts

Jamaica's National Family Planning Board in the next few weeks plans to launch a new female condom in an effort to provide women with increased control over HIV/AIDS prevention methods, the Jamaica Gleaner reports. According to the Gleaner ,... Read more »
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Pregnant and HIV positive: Need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 32 year old woman. I found out that I was HIV positive in 1996. I had a 2 year old son and an eight month old at the time. I am pregnant now. I have NEVER taken any medication and I have never had a detectable viral load. I do not know any... Read more »

Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans sperm in the... Read more »

Looking for female friendships in MI

Posted by newmom09, 2 Replies
Hello, my name is Stephanie. I live in Auburn Hills, MI and was born HIV+. I am happily married with a 12-month-old son. As a child I attended Camp Heartland every year and I miss being around other people that has the same thing I do. Just looking... Read more »

IF YOU ARE A HIV POS FEMALE, PLEASE TAKE MY SURVEY

Posted by sarora
To Whom It May Concern,

If your a HIV positive female, I would appreciate your assistance with this research project on completing my survey investigating sexually transmitted diseases, condom usage, drug use, and pregnancy plans. I am an... Read more »