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Hiv And Having Kids

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International adoption of HIV+ kids

Hi,Thanks for all the information you provide on your site! It's been incredibly helpful. I have a question about the US travel restrictions for people with HIV. I am a single woman (US citizen) who has lived abroad for the past several years. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, you can apply for all the necessary waivers. Just work through a reputable adoption agency. On behalf of all HIV-positive kids, please accept my sincere and heartfelt thanks for your willingness to adopt an HIV-positive child! Your... Read more »

routine immunizations in HIV kids

Could you please suggest the most updated guidelines on routine immunization for HIV children? Read more »

schizophrenia and hiv - I kid you not

This may sound far fetched but it's my life at the moment. I am 40 years old and came into... Read more »
Articles
Body Positive

When HIV is Kid Stuff

...T-cell or viral load count can mean vastly different things in adults and in infants and children. Because the immune systems of children born with HIV has not fully developed, they may begin to show the symptoms of infection much more quickly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV/AIDS Kids Enjoying Their Own Magical Summer

... For the sixth summer in a row, HIV-positive children and young adults from all over the West Coast have come to Camp Kindle, a free camp in the Santa Clarita Valley, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parents Boycott India School After HIV Kids Allowed Back

... The battle of a group of HIV-positive children to attend school in the southern Indian state of Kerala continues. The latest twist in the six-month saga came Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles Documentary Aimed to Help Parents Discuss Sex, HIV/AIDS With Their Kids

...McNeil on Tuesday profiled the new documentary "Please Talk to Kids About AIDS," which aims to help parents talk about sex and HIV/AIDS with their children. The film features two sisters -- Vineeta and Sevilla Hennessey, ages six and four -- as... Read more »
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Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...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. The family uses private insurance as he is a contractor. They must be... Read more »

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got Read more »

HIV & Child Custody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anyone know the laws regarding hiv and child custody? My ex is saying she is too afraid to let me have my kids unsupervised. That I might have a blood accident Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My husband is HIV+ He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor. My young daugher touch the blood and Read more »