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Hiv And Male Reproduction

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Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senator Introduces Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Use Reproductive Services

California Sen. Carole Migden (D) recently introduced a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to use reproductive services, including artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization, under certain guidelines, the MediaNews/San Jose... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Reproductive Life of Women Informed of Their HIV Seropositivity: A Prospective Cohort Study in Burkina Faso

Of the 16,000 new HIV infections that occur every day in the world, 1,600 affect children, chiefly in Africa. Almost all these children acquire HIV infection from their mothers. Treatment of mother alone or mother and child with antiretrovirals and... Read more »
TheBody.com

Barriers and Recommendations in Providing Access to Reproductive Health Options for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Uganda

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the chapters dedicated to magnetic couples, HIV-sexual prevention and... Read more »

HIV + male HIV - female

Dr. I have a question concerning having children. I have asked my HIV specialist and I am getting mixed answers. I am HIV pos and my wife is HIV neg. we really want to have a child, is it really possible to have a child without endangering her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll repost a response form Dr. Sharon Lee below that addresses this problem.Good luck!Dr. BobResources for Positive Men & Negative Women Who Want a BabyOct 16, 2004 Response from Dr. Lee Several people have written recently asking... Read more »

Single Male wants children and HIV+

I have been positive for about 10 years now, and desparately want children. I am single and interested in IVF using a seragate and a egg donor. If this something that I can do? Another question, my doctor took me off my meds about 2 years ago, I...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The costs of assisted reproduction are quite high and there are no data on HIV infected men having children with egg donors and surrogates that I am aware of. Most of the studies of IVF have been done in Europe and have involved serodiscordant... Read more »
Connect With Others

6/21 (online): Webinar on Reproductive and Sexual Health (U.S. Dept. of Health)

Posted by MylesatTheBody
Reposting this from an email recently sent out to a CDC mailing list. Registration for the event appears to be free. The direct registration/info link is super-long, so if you're interested in learning more, please visit healthypeople.gov (as of... Read more »

male to male oral

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what are the chances of a guy getting infected with HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex from another male in a one-time encounter? Yeah.....I know it was stupid.....will never do it again...but what are my chances of being infected? Should I... Read more »

New here - HIV- female with HIV+ male partner

Posted by iSerenity, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm new here myself, glad I found this site. I'm HIV- and involved with a wonderful man that is HIV+. Already have two kids from a previous relationship. We've been together for most part of two years now in a long distance relationship... Read more »

HIV+ 23 year old gay male in Baltimore

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a 23 year old gay male who just found out that I am HIV+. I am looking for other gay males, around my age, who may need to talk to someone. I have been having a hard time adjusting to this new facet of my life and need some emotional support.... Read more »