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Do You Need An Hiv Test To Adopt A Child

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Adopting an HIV + Child

Hi Dr. Frascino,My husband and I have a 2 year old boy at home. We are now adopting another, slightly older boy who is HIV +. We have done our homework and are working with a great doctor, have a great support system and we are ready to bring this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit... Read more »

Adoption of a child whose Mother was HIV positive!

My spouse and I have adopted a child whose mother has HIV. The child was tested after birth for HIV... Read more »

Adopting HIV+ 11 mo old

I am adopting an 11 mo old that is HIV+. She is in a foreign country. She was just reliquinshed by... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Residents Increasingly Adopting HIV-Positive Children From Abroad, AP/Google.com Reports

... U.S. residents increasingly are adopting HIV-positive children from abroad, according to figures from the U.S.-based Adoption Advocates International , the AP/Google.com reports. Figures Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

E.U. Parliament Adopts Resolution to Promote Early HIV Diagnosis

...disease, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. The resolution passed with a vote of 480 to four. It says that barriers to anonymous HIV testing should be reduced and that authorities from the council and the commission should work together to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

"The Happiest Day of Our Life" -- A Gay Couple Living With HIV Adopts

...two different lawyers. One suggested Frank go to a "doc in a box" clinic to get his paperwork done. But they wanted to run an HIV test. Frank walked away. Feeling hopeless, he talked to his own doctor about the situation. Having been Frank's... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
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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 Read more »

SEEKING TO ADOPT A POSITIVE CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO LEAGALLY ADOPT AND IF SO HOW WE COULD CONNECT WITH A NEEDY CHILD?... Read more »

adopting a child

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...adopt. Can anyone of you people who have managed to adopt help me with this. I really want to adopt because we have raised this kids expectations and she really need parents. she is a total ophan from a third world country. I dont know how to... Read more »

Adopting a child

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am HIV positive and my wife is negative. We would like to adopt a child. Does anyone know of any agencies that would allow a person with HIV to adopt a child? Thanks. Read more »