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Discordant Couple Wants Baby

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Discordant couple wanting a baby (SPERM WASHING)

Dear Dr. Frascino:Four months ago my husband tested positive for HIV-1 and started treatment right away. Fortunately for me, I tested negative after two years of unprotected sex and really trying hard for a baby. Now that were finally getting used...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...list! Oh yea, that Chertoff is doing a hell of a job. So bottom line: In vitro fertilization and sperm washing for magnetic couples wanting to conceive is safe! But the United States of America, under Dubya and Chertoff, is anything but safe... Read more »

Want a baby, discordant couple

Hi there, hope u can help. I'm a 32yr old lady, HIV+ and my husband is HIV-, we want a baby... Read more »

HIV + Couple have a HIV- baby?

Can an HIV+ positive couple that are both undetectable have a HIV- baby? What would be the best way... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...is becoming more available throughout the world. The World Health Organization estimates that the use of ART prevented 65,000 infant infections through 2008. Wherever ART is generally available, women should receive a standard multi-drug regimen... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

... Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...squares of latex), and even latex gloves. Barriers help reduce risk substantially. Even though it is the safest thing to do, some couples do not always use barriers. If this is the case, you can still practice some kind of harm reduction. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...Condom: Put the condom on when your penis is erect -- but before it touches your partner's mouth, vagina, or rectum. Many couples use a condom too late, after some initial penetration. Direct genital contact can transmit some diseases. The... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sero-discordant couples around the world

Posted by magneticmama, 2 Replies
...living in South Africa. Between January and July 2010 I am travelling around the world and I am very keen to meet up with other couples in the same situation as me. Ironically, although I'm living in the country with one of the highest incidences... Read more »

Want to have a baby

Posted by BEANIE69, 1 Reply
...IVF route since it is against his beliefs. I'm running out of options and really want to have kids. Has anyone adopted an infant and are in a serodiscordant relationship? If so, got any advice? Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
Can anyone give me some addvice on having children with my hubby who is positive. We are living in the UK and have looked into sperm washing but we would have to pay 5,000 for each treatment which we cant aford to do so the only other option for us... Read more »

We are using a sperm donor to have a baby

Posted by clairedh, 2 Replies
...husband is positive and I am negative. We have been married for 6 years. We have finally decided to use a sperm donor to have a baby. Is there anyone else out there in a similar situation? I am not sure how to explain to our family members... Read more »