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How To Get Pregnant With Hiv

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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant and HIV: List of HIV-Friendly Reproductive Services and Providers

Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find a friendly health care providerwho is knowledgeable about HIV and pregnancy. Some health care providers simplyare not aware of the wealth of information about pregnancy planning for theirpatients living... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Man or HIV-Positive Man in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single man or an HIV+ man in a same-sex relationship looking for information on having a child, the options below will... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Serodiscordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ woman and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what... Read more »
Ask the Experts

How to get HIV + woman pregnant from a HIV - man

My girlfriend and I are getting married and we want to have a child. Could you tell me what we need to do? Would she be artificially inseminated with my sperm or do I have unprotevted sex with her?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Although transmission of HIV from a woman to a man during sexual contact is less efficient than transmission from a man to a woman, it still occurs (perhaps at a frequency of 0.05% per contact). Unprotected intercourse would thus carry a... Read more »

Thank You (HIV - Wife and pregnant with HIV + Husband)

Hi Doctor, Thank you so much for answering my questions. I feel very lucky that you picked to answer my questions both the times. I didn't put this note earlier but we were trying to decide if we want to keep the baby or not.Our doctor said the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi XYZ,Thanks for your thanks and your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Both are warmly appreciated. I'm delighted you and your wife are continuing the pregnancy! Best of luck with your upcoming... Read more »

HIV - Wife and pregnant with HIV + Husband

Hi Doctor, Thank you for answeing my question regarding low platelet counts (Platelet count of 6). Like I said, I was diagnoized with HIV+ about 2 weeks back and my wife is tested negative and her viral load is undetectable(after 4 weeks of exposure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi XYZ,I would not recommend your wife take antiretroviral medications. That she has tested HIV-antibody negative and has an undetectable HIV plasma viral load four weeks after her last potential HIV exposure is extremely encouraging. Should she... Read more »

Abortions in pregnant HIV positive women

Should a pregnant woman be advised to have an abortion when she is HIV positive? Reasons for yes and no....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Regardless of whether a woman has HIV or not, the abortion issue is an extremely controversial one. It is not my position to tell a woman whether she should have an abortion or not. The decision on whether she should... Read more »
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Getting Pregnant Hiv +/- couple

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a HIV + woman engaged to a HIV - man. We want to have a baby. What are the options on getting pregnant?? Is artificial insemination the only way?? I read on this website that it's possible to "do it yourself", insert the mans sperm in the... Read more »

Pregnant and HIV positive: Need support

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 32 year old woman. I found out that I was HIV positive in 1996. I had a 2 year old son and an eight month old at the time. I am pregnant now. I have NEVER taken any medication and I have never had a detectable viral load. I do not know any... Read more »

Pregnant HIV+ wanting to talk with others alike

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been positive since 1997 the same year I met my husband. He is neg and we've had a great time together. We always thought about a baby but at the time it was too early in the relationship and the risk still was in the 20%'s. Last year we... Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so freaked out. The baby is in danger and I don't want to get involved since he has... Read more »