How Many Children Lose Their Parents Because Of Hiv And Aids In Africa
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your mother told you not to talk about it and your father said that HIV only happens in dirty places and to dirty people?!!?? It always amazes me that 25 years into this global pandemic and with over 40,000,000 people infected worldwide,... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThis can be true. The risk of transmission of HIV from infected mother to child (when off therapy) is about 1 in 3. From this you can see that the majority of babies born to HIV+ mothers are likely to be negative.If the mother takes effective HIV... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolYour first question is a very good question -- lots of research has focused on this. We don't completely understand why all babies born to HIV positive women are not infected, but it seems as if the placenta is a pretty good barrier to passage... Read more »
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Posted by MARYJB67, 3 RepliesI`AM CONFUSED ABOUT WHY DON`T SOME PARENT TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN WHO ARE AFFECTED WITH THIS DISEASE BECAUSE I`VE A MOTHER THAT DOESN`T TALK ABOUT THE ISSUE OR GO INTO THE HEALTH DEPT WITH ME EITHER BUT SHE WANTS TO KNOW WHAT THE DOCTOR SAY OR WHAT... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi, I was wondering if anyone here knew of any websites, Forums, online communities, etc. specializing in Parents Of Adult Children With HIV? Thanks.
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Posted by aug27, 4 RepliesI have been HIV + since sept of 2005. I curently live at home with my parents and have not told them that I have HIV. It is getting harder and harder to do and I am getting more distant from them. I love them very much but I think it would absoulty... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesAlmost twenty years and still no cure or effective treatment (most are too toxic). I think there needs to be a new approach to this mess. What do you think?
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