Hiv Risk From Mother To Child Birth
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Appropriate Treatment Methods Can Prevent Nearly All Risk of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Study SaysProviding appropriate treatment methods to HIV-positive women during pregnancy can prevent nearly all risk of mother-to-child transmission of the virus, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal AIDS , the PA/Google.com ... Read more »
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University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolIn the absence of antiretroviral therapy, 25-30 % (that is, 25-30 out of 100) women will transmit the virus to their baby. The risk of transmission is affected by many factors, but the most important are maternal viral load and maternal therapy.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Yes. As is the case for so many of the questions cramming their way into my inbox, the information you request was already waiting for you in the archives of this forum. See below for a sample.Good luck!Dr. BobPregnancy and Sperm Washing... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Eating the afterbirth/placenta? Ick, I find this topic to be, uh, distasteful! It is true animals eat their placenta. This is primarily for nutrition and the hormonal content of the tissue. Relatively few humans engage in... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiWow this is intense question.1st. The chances of perinatal (mother to child) transmission without medication throughout pregnancy is 1 in 4, or about 25% chance of infection. With medication that number is dramatically reduced to less than 1%.... Read more »
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Posted by dontknowwhy, 1 ReplyHi,
Sorry for the long post. But please read it as I need help.
I am worried. I am scared to death because I feel that I have got it. I hope not. Not that I am afraid of my destiny if I am positive but I am so much worried about my son. I have been... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
What medication has the dr put you on? How do you feel? Do you take your medication regularly? How much risk is there in having a baby?
I like to thank you all for your replys in advance!!
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesDoes 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 or something and not tell her or not protect them. She said that because I am... Read more »
Posted by POZGAL43GOOD EVENING TO ALL MY READERS AND FOLLOWERS I`AM ABOUT TO TELL YA`LL HOW ME AND "HERB" SPEND OUR MOTHER`S DAY TOGETHER.BUT FIRST LET ME TELL YA`LL WHAT KIND OF MOTHER THAT MAKES A MOTHER`S DAY FOR A HIV-POSITIVE CHILD. FIRST NO ONE HAS TO TELL ME... Read more »
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