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How To Get Pregnant With Hiv

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Pregnant with HIV test -ve, but my husband's result shows +ve

Hello Doctor. I am in a really confused situation. I am 5 months pregnant now and my HIV test a couple of months back showed -ve as per my obgyn. My husband had to take HIV test for insurance purpose and he turned out to be +ve. He is tested twice...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The infectious diseases specialist will run additional confirmatory tests on your husband. If indeed he is HIV infected, you will need additional HIV testing immediately, and again at both the three- and six-month marks from the time of 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... 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).... Read more »
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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Bail Granted for Pregnant HIV-Positive Woman Originally Sentenced to Give Birth in Prison

...sentence. Since the first public news of Ms. T's sentence, there has been a tremendous outpouring of support, uniting advocates in HIV/AIDS, detention and imprisonment, reproductive health, and racial justice movements, including many of you in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hospitalizations of Pregnant HIV-Infected Women in the USA Prior to and During the Era of HAART, 1994-2003

... In noting that "the literature on whether HIV infection and its complex antiretroviral treatments confer a higher risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes is controversial," the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Namibia to Start Distributing Drugs to HIV Positive Pregnant Women

...Namibian Health Minister Libertine Amathila said the ministry would begin distributing the drug nevirapine to pregnant HIV-positive women to prevent transmission of the virus to their babies. Studies show the drug can reduce HIV transmission... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of HIV-Positive Pregnant Women in Developing World Lack Access to PMTCT Services, Report Says

...Director Michel Sidibe said. Gregg Gonsalves, head of ITPC, said, "For millions of women, maternal and child health is about HIV/AIDS and we have failed them" ( Bloomberg , 5/21). He added, "Our failure to prevent HIV transmission to babies is... 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 »

HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
...Hi All ! My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she went to her mother house.There she Read more »

Pregnant HIV+ wanting to talk with others alike

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...was in the 20%'s. Last year we finally made the decision to do it and did all the research (talk with doctors experts in the HIV pregnancy arena) etc. Anyways, I'm now 7 months pregnant and happier that ever. I just feel a little frustrated... 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 Read more »