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Fathers With Hiv

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6 Month old infant & Mother Test Negative for HIV, Father tested Positive

We are in the process of adopting a baby boy from Taiwan. He was tested at 6month of age for HIV and tested negative. His mother was also tested at the time and she was negative. Father has been in jail and was recently tested. He tested positive....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It is extremely unlikely given the baby's and mother's results. Read more »

Father Dealing with Sons Recent HIV Results

My son just got diagnosed with hiv. I don't know anything about the virus. There was an incident... Read more »

conception- where the father is HIV+ and the mother HIV neg.

I work as an HIV counsellor in the UK and have two pairs of sero-discordant would-be parents.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

EVMS Researchers Experiment with Infected Men Fathering HIV-Free Children

...Researchers at Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine in Norfolk, Va., are experimenting with a technique through which HIV-positive men can father children without passing the virus to their wives or babies. The facility, a division of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expectant Fathers Should Get HIV Test: Researchers

...A significant proportion of women found to have HIV during pregnancy do not disclose their status to their male partners, according to British researchers. The team from Londons Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Longitudinal Study of Sexual Risk Behavior Among the Adolescent Children of HIV-Positive and HIV-Negative Drug-Abusing Fathers

... The current longitudinal study examines precursors of sexual risk behavior among a cohort of adolescent children of HIV-positive and HIV-negative drug-abusing or drug-dependent fathers. The study involved 296 fathers who were drug-abusing or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines Expansion of African Mother-to-Child HIV Prevention Programs to Include Fathers, Families

...programs in sub-Saharan Africa are "rapidly expanding" to include testing, treatment and counseling for entire families, including fathers. Although these programs focus on prolonging the lives of HIV-positive fathers, it is difficult to persuade... Read more »
Connect With Others

Father is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...to have AIDS. He is heterosexual & denies every using IV drugs. Does anyone else have a heterosexual, non-IV drug using, HIV+ father? Read more »

gay father with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HI. My name is Antwone, I am 30 and a single gay father. I don't no what to do. I found out I had HIV 9 months ago and just found out my daughter was HIV positive also. She got it from me by sharing needles with me. I feel so trapped. Read more »

My father has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My father is HIV + and has been for close to 10 years. I am only 21 so I have been dealing with this most of my life. He also has Hepatitis C, Read more »

Wife mad cuz my family hid my father's hiv +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My dad was diagnosed with hiv four years ago, and died about a month ago from aids related complications at 62. My family decided to keep it a family secret. Read more »