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Hiv Treatment For Pregnant Women

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Treatment Guidelines: Pregnant Women and Babies

In May, DHHS released updated guidelines for treatment of pregnant women with HIV, intended both to benefit the woman's health and to prevent transmission of HIV to the baby. The new version did not include major changes, but added a new rating... Read more »
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 reports (Vietnam News... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Project Improves Treatment for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

A new project is launching to improve HIV-positive pregnant women's access to antiretroviral (ARV) therapy in Gugulethu, just outside of Cape Town. The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation awarded the project's head an International Leadership... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Treatment for HIVpositive pregnant women

What is treatment for HIV positive pregnant woman?...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
There are at least three issues for an HIV infected pregnant woman. First, what is the best treatment for her? Second, what is the best treatment for preventing infection of the baby she is carrying. Third, does she want to consider having a planned... Read more »

Treatment of AIDS in pregnant women

Dear DoctorMy question is: What is the better an safe antiretroviral treatment for women with HIV? Can I use a triple schedule with AZT, DDI and nevirapine? The PIs are safe during pregnancy?Thanks for your attention.Cezar...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
There are many antiretroviral therapy regimens that are safe and effective for HIV-infected women and for HIV-infected pregnant women; there are safe and effective regimens with and without a protease inhibitor; it is important that you discuss... Read more »

HIV on Pregnant women

What are the effects of HIV AIDS on pregnant women....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV/AIDS untreated is a direct health threat to a pregnant women as well as puts the baby at risk for acquiring HIV infection so treatment is recommended both to protect the mother's health and protect the baby. KH... Read more »

pregnant women

Is there a chance of a pregnant mother to not transmit aids virus to her unborn baby?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A woman who is HIV infected and pregnant not receiving treatment for her HIV infection has a risk of transmitting HIV to her infant during pregnancy and the birth process which varies depending on the amount of virus replicating in her body[viral... Read more »
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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 »

currently pregnant/recently gave birth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am currently writing a story for the magazine HIV plus (hivplusmag.com) on the options available and optimal treatments for HIV-positive individuals who are choosing to have children. I am interested in speaking with women who recently gave birth... 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 »

Women's Aids rise due to lack of treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
The Body, Fall 2002: Women not going for treatment soon enough is a reason why Aids is rising in women in U.S.A.
Don't know how much this rise is. You can read article by typing in "HIV and women fall 2002". Click on "Step Perspective, hiv in... Read more »