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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 that our baby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specialist physician and HIV-knowledgeable obstetrician immediately. Certain antiretroviral medications can be taken during pregnancy and they significantly decrease the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission. Without treatment, the chances... 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

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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Glaser Foundation Program Trains HIV-Positive Pregnant Women to Administer Nevirapine to Infants Following Home Births

...technical director, a "big challenge" for the program will be to ensure the medication is not given to women early in their pregnancies because it could expire before the women give birth. The foundation is "discussing training [and] dispensing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Receive Tenofovir, Emtricitabine During Childbirth Have Decreased Risk of Developing Drug Resistance, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who are pregnant and receive the antiretrovirals tenofovir and emtricitabine during childbirth could reduce the risk of developing resistance Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Stigma Surrounding HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

...your own health ... you are seen as adding to an existing problem." IRIN/ PlusNews reports that there are almost 300,000 pregnancies annually in South Africa that involve women living with HIV. Rakgadi Mohlahlane, program manager at South... Read more »
Connect With Others

Pregnant and HIV positive: Need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 other... Read more »

research on HIV & pregnancy

Posted by doccnm
...Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and pregnant. Whats involved? I am located in the NYC area and can only travel to those in the same... Read more »

research study

Posted by doccnm
...Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and pregnant. Whats involved? I am in the NYC area and can only travel to those in the same area. A... Read more »

Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test Read more »