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Hiv Positive And Pregnant

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HIV Positive and pregnant (CHOOSING AN HIV SPECIALIST 2009)

I tested positive in 2006 and haven't gone for any check up's to check my cd4 count and now I'm pregnant and still afraid to go for a check up. My husband is also positive and we still have sex without a condom, what are the chances...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I find it terribly unfortunate and a bit sad that fear has prevented you from getting appropriate monitoring and treatment for your HIV disease. I hope you realize that by not getting the care you need, you are allowing the virus to replicate... Read more »

HIV+ positive & becoming pregnant

I am 39 year old women, diagnosed HIV+ in September 2002. As of July 2004, my tcells were 720 and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Take One Dose of Nevirapine at Delivery Could Develop Drug-Resistant HIV, Study Says

HIV-positive pregnant women who take a single dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine at delivery to prevent vertical HIV transmission later could develop drug-resistant HIV, according to a study presented on Monday at the 11th Conference on... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

As Mother's Day Approaches, "None Born Positive" Campaign Puts Spotlight on Resources, Support for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

Chicago -- Jazz had little hope when she was diagnosed as HIV-positive. She was pregnant, unstably housed and recently separated from the father of her two young children, who still depended on her for care. But after finding stable housing and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Developing World Lack Access to PMTCT Services, Report Says

Two-thirds of HIV-positive pregnant women in the developing world do not have access to treatment to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, which could lead to 370,000 new HIV cases annually among infants, according to a study released Thursday... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Project Improves Treatment for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

A new project is launching to improve HIV-positive pregnant women's access to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy in Gugulethu, just outside of Cape Town. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation awarded the project's head an International Leadership... Read more »
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Pregnant and HIV positive: Need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 32 year old woman. I found out that I was HIV positive in 1996. I had a 2 year old son and an eight month old at the time. I am pregnant now. I have NEVER taken any medication and I have never had a detectable viral load. I do not know any... Read more »

pregnant with a positive husband

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
MY HUSBAND WAS DIAGNOSED AS BEING HIV+ A LITTLE OVER 6 MONTHS
AGO--- WHAT A SHOCK TO SAY THE LEAST. NOT TO MENTION I WAS 7
MONTHS PREGNANT WITH OUR SECOND CHILD. SOME NIGHT AND DAYS WERE
SO LONG I THOUGHT I NEVER WOULD MAKE IT BUT WE DID.AND OVER... Read more »

Pregnant and False- positive

Posted by pregnant2009, 3 Replies
I am 9month pregnant and two weeks ago my Ob doctor ordered me a HIV test. Last week the result came in and it was positive. Then he took my blood again to confirm.
I was shocked by the result. I didn't know whether the new born baby will be... Read more »

Hiv Positive Dating | Hiv Positive Singles | Hiv Positive Forums | Hiv Positive Chatroom

Posted by Chloe1023, 5 Replies
http://www.Pozspaces.com is a HIV positive singles dating site for individuals who may be HIV positive or have AIDS. We understand that living with this virus/disease can be difficult when it comes to dating. We want to provide the opportunity for... Read more »