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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Getting Pregnant Staying Healthy While Pregnant HIV Treatment Options Other Treatments While Pregnant Delivery Your Baby's Health Breast-Feeding Building a Support Network Credits and Acknowledgements You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive Are you HIV positive and pregnant or considering having a baby? You are not alone. Living with HIV does not...
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What is the gestation period

I had two HIV test last year, 1 in april 09 and again in july 09. I became real sick in November of 09, they assumed it was H1N1, my lymphnodes did not go down, well after a test in February it came back positive. The Dr said that with a CD4 count...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If indeed your CD4 count is 210 and viral load is elevated to 463,000, I too would suspect you have been HIV infected for quite some time. However, I would recommend repeating your studies before drawing any firm conclusions, because there are... Read more »

TB and HIV/AIDS

Seven years ago I found out that I had TB. I also found out a month later while taking medication that I was pregnant. I continued after birth and finish my meds for TB. I have just now found out that normally when having TB you also have HIV/AIDS....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Amanda.Tuberculosis (TB) and HIV disease are two completely different illnesses. It is possible to have both at the same time, but this certainly is not always the case. Your HIV tests have been negative, so you don't have HIV. You did... Read more »

Recieving HIV/AIDS later in life

A woman is pregnant and has AIDS and she gives birth to a baby and the baby doesn't have AIDS when she/he is born. Can the baby get AIDS later in life or does the baby get AIDS right at birth?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
HIV can be passed from mother to baby during pregnancy, at delivery, or after birth through breast feeding. Testing for the virus at birth can tell you whether or not the baby was infected in the womb. If negative, however, we still test the baby... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Children

I have a question pertaining pregnancy and children. How is it that some babies that are born from a parent that is HIV positive or maybe even both parents, and still don't acquire the virus?? And if they don't acquire it when they are...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Your first question is a very good question -- lots of research has focused on this. We don't completely understand why all babies born to HIV positive women are not infected, but it seems as if the placenta is a pretty good barrier to passage... Read more »
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AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too soon.do they test during pregnancy?

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World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

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HIV and Pregnancy Article

Posted by Anonymous
Just thought I'd mention an informative article on HIV and pregnancy:

http://www.bellaonline.com/health_and_fitness/diseases_and_illnesses/aids/hiv/articles/art980803050366.htm

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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »