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How To Deal With Aids In Your Family

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my husband has hiv can we still start a family?

My husband has hiv is it still possible for us to start a family without there being a risk of me or the baby getting the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...extremely detailed. To each of the couples who are concerned about this issue: our best wishes for wellness for you and your families! Doc Can I be a daddy??? May 25, 2003 Hi Doctor Bob I've been reading this board for over 2 months and I'd like... Read more »

How do you tell your kids that a family member has AIDS?

My children and I have shared a home with my fiance and his brother, who has AIDS, for the past... Read more »

precautions need relatives living in same family from hiv person

My friend and his two wives are HIV+.THeir five children are HIV-.His other family members live... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sri Lankan Health Official Says Strong Family Bonds, Family Values Responsible for Low Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Country

... Supportive family values and strong family bonds, in addition to the practice of monogamy, have contributed to the low prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tennessee: Hope House Gives Rental Help to Families Affected by AIDS

... The Memphis-based nonprofit Hope House will be able to provide rent subsidies to 15 families affected by HIV/AIDS thanks to a $200,000, two-year federal grant administered through they city's Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS Resources Updated in Advance of World AIDS Day

... In advance of World AIDS Day on Dec. 1, the Kaiser Family Foundation has updated resources that shed light on the epidemic's impact worldwide, and the U.S. policy role in addressing the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Obama Likely to Reverse Some Bush Administration HIV/AIDS Prevention, Family Planning Policies, Adviser Says

... President-elect Barack Obama likely will undo U.S. family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention efforts that long linked funding to antiabortion and abstinence-only policies, Susan Wood -- Read more »
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Aids in the American Family

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...not have their mental faculties is so preposterous. He seems somewhat normal to others, but his morality and goals for his family, his children are non-existent. What can I do to maintain our family's sense of normalcy? My son says we are now... Read more »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe of my classes about the impact of HIV on the family. i would be interested in interviewing people on this subject. i have my own story and how my family dealt... Read more »

My Son has AIDS....I need help with family members

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...him, and he likes talking about old times, and I am crying as I say this because besided God, there is no one, not even in our family..his sibling, etc..whoo understand this bond. My children grew up very close and are all in denial. When I... Read more »

Wife mad cuz my family hid my father's hiv +

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My dad was diagnosed with hiv four years ago, and died about a month ago from aids related complications at 62. My family decided to keep it a family secret. Over the years, my brother's wife somehow overhead conversations between myself and my... Read more »