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Hiv Positive Child

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HIV positive child

...what are the signs and symptoms of an HIV positive child?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...to those in an adult with the development of opportunistic infections as the immune system weakens. A big difference is that HIV would affect the brain in a disproportionate manner and slow development considerably. This is why antiretroviral... Read more »

Pregnant with 3rd child and HIV false positive

This is my 3rd child and I went to take the usual blood work. My Elisa test came back positive,... Read more »

Should you tell your childs doctor you are HIV Positive

I contracted HIV while I was pregnant from my childs father. I took meds during my pregnancy and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

DOJ Investigating Alabama Resort After Manager Prohibits HIV-Positive Child From Using Pool, Restrooms

...manager who spoke directly to the Glovers, according to court records. Dick Glover, his wife Silvia Glover and their foster children -- an HIV-positive two-year-old named Caleb and an infant -- visited Wales West in July 2007 and left after less... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nebraska Settles Lawsuit With Man After Refusing to Allow HIV-Positive Woman to Adopt Child

...has reached a settlement with a man who sued the state nine years ago for refusing to allow his HIV-positive wife to adopt a child, the AP/Kansas City Star reports. Both parties signed an agreement not to disclose the terms of the settlement... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court Rules State of Nebraska Can Be Held Liable for Refusal to Allow HIV-Positive Woman to Adopt Child

...ruled 2-1 that a lawsuit seeking damages from the state of Nebraska for its refusal to allow an HIV-positive woman to adopt a child could name the state and the state Department of Social Services as defendants, the AP/Omaha World-Herald ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Worsens Condition of Malnourished Children, Pregnant Women in Kenya

... HIV/AIDS has worsened the condition of malnourished children and pregnant women in Kenya's Turkana region, IRIN/AllAfrica.com reports. According to a recent survey conducted by UNICEF Read more »
Connect With Others

POSITIVE COUPLE SEEKING TO ADOPT A HIV+ CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HAVE BEEN HAPPILY MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO LEAGALLY ADOPT AND IF SO HOW WE COULD CONNECT WITH... Read more »

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...I really need some 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. Read more »

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians, Read more »

Project Officer: Child focusedHIV/AIDS Interventi

Posted by Anonymous
...pandemic on children in Vietnam. Project areas include: strengthening HCMC peer education programme and developing national children's networks, improving child participation and representation in HIV/AIDS policy debate, influencing key... Read more »