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story on HIV+ women who choose to have children

My name is Kristen. I am a reporter at a News Channel. I am working on a story about HIV+ women who choose to have children. I am looking for women who have and who are about to have children. I am also looking for medical information about...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
The best way to lower an HIV+ pregnant woman's risk of transmitting HIV to her baby is to start on effective combination antiretroviral therapy early in pregnancy, have a C-section, and do not breastfeed.Brooks Jackson, M.D.... Read more »

Faith, HIV and heartbreaking stories

Dear Fr. DeMartini. I read the posting "His way of saving me" of 31 January and found the... Read more »

One man's story of dealing with his fears of HIV

I used to frequent this sight; in fact I had it bookmarked. Primarily because I had this 'aids... Read more »
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Women Alive

Women, Small Towns, and HIV One Woman's Story

This is the second article I have written since I was told, April of 1993, that I was HIV positive. Up until that time I felt that I was educated about HIV/AIDS. My friends would tease me, calling me "Condom Mama". I was always telling them to use... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

"His" Story and "Her" Story: Gender Differences and HIV

What began in the early 1980s as a plague of the gays, found only in white homosexual urban American males, has over the course of the last three decades diversified its wrath to affect millions of men, women and children of every sexual... Read more »
TheBody.com

Day 1 of the Women's HIV/AIDS Advocacy and Leadership Summit: HIV Itself May Be a "Hot Mess," but the Women Living With It Are Not

Kellee Terrell This is part of a series of articles about the 2011 Women's HIV/AIDS Advocacy and Leadership Summit , which was held Oct. 13-16 in Baton Rouge, La. After an early flight -- 5:45 a.m. to be exact -- and little to no sleep,... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Top 10 HIV/AIDS Stories of the Past Year

Every day a barrage of HIV research is published and presented around the world. Even if you were to read all the journal articles and research meeting coverage related to HIV, how should you evaluate the importance of individual studies? That's... Read more »
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Looking for women;s stories

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm a college student working on a project for an upcoming AIDS awareness week at my school. I thought it would be very beneficial for our community if we were to tell the stories of real women effected by AIDS/HIV. If you would be willing to... Read more »

looking for women's stories

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm a college student working on a project for an upcoming AIDS awareness week at my school. I thought it would be very beneficial to our community (a women's college) to share the stories of real women effected by AIDS/HIV (whether you have... Read more »

I'm 23 and Living with HIV: One Woman's Story

Posted by asya
I just read an article on SavvyMiss.com about a 23-year-old woman living with HIV and her struggle with the disease. I can't believe she has to go through this at such a young age, but she is making a huge difference by speaking out and helping... Read more »

interesting news story of man with HIV?

Posted by RPH, 7 Replies
Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Exposing Woman to HIV
Wednesday, June 13, 2007
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri A man who spent five years in jail for exposing sexual partners to HIV was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for knowingly exposing another... Read more »