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Having A Baby With An Hiv Negative Partner

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Ask the Experts

is it possible to have a baby without infecting partner and baby?

is it possible to have a baby without infecting your partner and the baby if your levels are cd600 and undectable?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is possible-likely even-that HIV discordant couples can have a healthy HIV-negative baby without infecting the other partner. The approach to be taken depends on the situation/finances/insurance and is a subject matter about which HIV specialists... Read more »

having a baby with an HIV positive partners

My husband is positive and on ART. How can I conceive and have a healthy negative child and also... Read more »
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Caring for HIV-Negative Kids (and Yourself) in an "HIV Family"

Shana Cozad Angela Davey Jessica Mardis Rusti Miller-Hill What's it like to raise babies as a woman living with HIV? The past 15 years have brought studies that have shown, beyond a shadow of a doubt, just how low... Read more »
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HIV and Baby Makes Three Busts Pregnancy Myths With True Life Stories

Heather Boerner Health writer Heather Boerner now knows that a couple that includes one HIV-positive partner can successfully conceive an HIV-negative baby and keep the negative partner HIV free -- even if the couple has unprotected sex.... Read more »
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Having a Baby When Both Partners Are HIV Positive

If you and your partner are both HIV-positive and want to have a child, there are two important issues to consider: keeping both of you as safe as possible while trying to get pregnant and preventing the baby from becoming infected. Protecting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Negative Babies Born to HIV-Positive Mothers Have Weakened Ability to Fight Some Infections

"Babies who are exposed to HIV at birth but don't become infected with the virus have lower levels of antibodies to diseases such as whooping cough, tetanus and pneumococcus," according to a study published in the Feb. 9 issue of the Journal of... Read more »
Connect With Others

One partner Positive, One negative

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I would appreciate communicating with someone who is in hetrosexual relationship where one member is hiv+ and one hiv-. New to this don't know where to start for information. Would also appreciate e-mails.




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chat rooms for negative partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi
I'm new here, my husband was diagnosed 8 weeks ago. I'm negative. He was infected before we were married but didn't know. I would really like to chat with people in a similar situation. Does anyone know of a chat room for HIV affected partners. We... Read more »

For anyone HIV+ with a negative partner.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question is for anyone in a relationship where they are HIV+ and their partner is negative, or vice versa.
How do you keep you or your partner protected? Do you abstain from intercourse period or just always practice safe sex? What about... Read more »

A Negative Partner

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My partner found out he was positive a week into our relationship, I have regular checks and am negative.

Can anyone please tell me if there are any support groups for HIV negative people who have a positive partner?

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