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Facts About Children With Hiv

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf
Ask the Experts

CAN WE ASSUME CHILDRENS ARE HIV NEGATIVE

MY CLOSEST FRIEND DIAGANOSED HIV POSITIVE,DUE TO SOCIAL STIGMA, WE ONLY KNOWS THE FACT (NOT CONFIRMED BY ANTOHER CHECK-UP)HE HAS FOUR CHILDRENS, FIRST TWO ARE MARRIED GIRLS. ONE TWENTY THREE YEARS OLD, HAVING ONE CHILD, 2 YEARS OLD. THE OTHER GIRL...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(or 10 for that matter); if your friend's wife is HIV negative, it's impossible for her to have transmitted the virus to their children. So, it is safe to assume that they are HIV negative.In our country (US), the government recommends testing... Read more »

HIV in children and oral facts

I study dentistry in the University of Costa Rica. I am doing an assignment for my Oral patology class about AIDS in children. I would like to get as much the information as possible, at least I would like to know all the info about how the virus...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...For materials pertaining to Pediatric HIV/AIDS, both medical and oral health implications, please visit HIVdent's Pediatric Section located at the following URL: http://www.hivdent.org/pediatrics/pediatric.htm.If 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 »

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 specifically discuss issues around disclosure Read more »
Articles
National Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center

Infants, Children & HIV: Just the Facts

...Pediatric HIV Infection Pediatric AIDS: New Cases Pediatric AIDS: Cumulative Numbers Natural History of HIV Infection in Children Treatment References Services United States: ( 1 ) Pediatric HIV Infection ( 2 ) Based on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: AIDS Kills One Child Every 20 Minutes, Says UN Children's Agency

...million, are now orphaned, having lost at least one parent, and this number is growing. HIV and AIDS have dramatically increased children's vulnerability in recent years," said UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman. Yet despite the country's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...number of unprotected children being used as lab rats?" Davis asks, concluding, "Shame on us for not taking better care of our kids" (Davis, Lexington Herald-Leader , 5/22). Mark Kline, Toledo Blade : The foster children were not... 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 use among children and mother-to-child transmission Read more »
Connect With Others

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 in educating couples, physicians, 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 »

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 »

children with AIDS..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are children with AIDS going to public schools? Read more »