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Hiv Treatment For Pregnant Women

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Ask the Experts

Mother to child transmission

Dear Doc,Antiretroviral treatment options for HIV-infected pregnant women who are not eligible for treatment of her own? When do start the ARV medication for how long?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV+ pregnant women should start HIV treatment to minimize risks for vertical transmission independent of whether they otherwise meet treatment guidelines. Read more »

Stocrin and Babies (Safety and Toxicity of Anti-HIV Medications During Pregnancy, 2009)

Hi,Thanks for all the advise so far.I am 34yr female and positive for the last 11yrs, am considerng... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to Expand Access to HIV/AIDS Treatment for Pregnant Women

... Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, will expand access to no-cost HIV/AIDS treatment for pregnant women to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, city health officials said Saturday, Vietnam News Service/ Viet Nam News Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Dakota Health Official Calls For Routine HIV Screening Among Pregnant Women

... All pregnant women should be routinely tested for HIV to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the virus, a South Dakota Department of Health Read more »
The Body

European AIDS Clinical Society, World Health Organization Each Issue Revised HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

...millions more people are added to that waiting list? Also among the revised recommendations is a more aggressive stance on HIV treatment for pregnant women. Whereas WHO's previous guidelines recommended that women with HIV begin antiretroviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Effectiveness of State and National Policy on the Implementation of Perinatal HIV Prevention Interventions

...testing and treatment for pregnant women and the resulting 1995 California law mandating an HIV test and treatment offer to every pregnant woman aim to reduce perinatal HIV transmission," the authors wrote in introducing the current study, which... Read more »
Connect With Others

where to find a hiv specialist for pregnant women in Atlanta area

Posted by nandi26, 1 Reply
Im looking for phone numbers of doctors or institutions in the Atlanta area that treat pregnant hiv women. thank you. Read more »

HIV drugs and pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous
...through the posts and hope that I am not intruding with my post here. I am doing research for a film on antiretroviral drug treatments for HIV pregnant women and for children. When I started I thought that the options were clear and obvious but... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...conducting an abundance of research on all areas of HIV infection, including developing and testing preventive HIV vaccines and new treatments for HIV infection and AIDS-associated opportunistic infections. Researchers also are investigating... Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello, i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... Read more »