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How Can Hiv Be Harmful To An Unborn Child

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Ask the Experts

Please help me...my unborn child depends on it.

I am pregnant and tested negative last month. However at my last ob/gyn visit when getting of the exam table I cut my bare toe on the part of the table that you step on to get off. It bleed a small amount. I did not mention it to my doctor...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
You are at no risk of contracting HIV this way. Stop worrying about it.BJ... Read more »

HIV negative for unborn baby

I am HIV positive; my wife is HIV negative we like to have a baby. If she gets pregnant by me, what... Read more »

concerned for the unborn when with aids

If your pregnant and have aids how can your baby be protected when the doctor perscribes so much... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Law Banning HIV-Positive Foreigners From Entering Country Harming Testing Efforts, Panel Members Say

A provision of U.S. law that bans HIV-positive foreigners from entering the country is harming testing efforts and excluding eligible candidates for citizenship, according to members of a panel held by the Global Health Council on Nov. 15, CQ... Read more »
Housing Works

Indecent Proposals: Three Medicaid Reforms That Would Harm the Poor

Confused by the proposals? Read on. The Update is expanding Monday's analysis of how proposed Medicaid reforms will impact low-income New Yorkers, especially those living with HIV. The state's Medicaid Redesign Team has submitted 79... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Harm Prevention" Instead of "Harm Reduction" Needed to Fight AIDS, Sex Trade, Opinion Piece Says

AIDS prevention programs targeting women and children in the sex trade primarily focus on stopping HIV transmission, while usually ignoring the "operation and slavery of the sex trade as significant contributing factors" to the spread of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Harm Reduction and HIV

What Is Harm Reduction? Harm Reduction in Action Harm Reduction and HIV Challenges to Harm Reduction Is Harm Reduction Legal? Harm Reduction in New Mexico The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Harm Reduction? Harm... Read more »
Connect With Others

Will a child with hiv exhibit symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a child was born or contracted hiv as a child, would they eventually exhibit syptoms when they are older? I thought they would but read somewhere that a child got it as a baby (through pregnancy) and went all the way to college before they found... Read more »

adopting a child

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am hiv+ and my husband of 4 years is negative. I was dignoised hiv+ when I went for physcials for adoption. This just shattered my dreams when my doctor told me it is not possible for us to adopt because I am hiv+. I have read a couple of... Read more »

AIDS mom & child

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was recently diagnosed with AIDS and found out that my 5 year old boy has AIDS as well. He should be entering kindergarten this year and my husband (who is negative) is especially concerned about putting our child in school and exposing him to... Read more »

NYC Harm Reduction

Posted by Robert1
New York Harm Reduction Educators, Inc (NYHRE) is New Yorks largest harm reduction/ syringe exchange program. Its mission is HIV prevention and comprehensive services for those at risk for, or infected with HIV. Legally constituted in 1992, we serve... Read more »