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I Am Hiv Positive Pregnant 4 Weeks

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HIV positive and 30 weeks pregnant

I am 38yrs. old and was recently diagnosed as HIV positive.About a month ago my viral load was 90,000 and yesterday was down to 240.I have not discussed my health with my family. Everyone suggests I should breast feed. I know it is good for the...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
It sounds as if you have had a nice response to your antiviral medications and that will markedly lower your risk of passing the virus to your baby. Cesarian sections are not generally recommended for women with a plasma viral load less than 1000,... Read more »

HIV positive and 30 weeks pregnant

Thank you so much for answering my question. I feel sooo much better. I just wanted to ask one more... Read more »

Positive ELISA, negative Western Blot and 29 weeks Pregnant

I am a 37 year old female,Im 29 weeks pregnant with my second child. My both the pregnancy was... Read more »
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The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Positive Man (Seroconcordant)

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+ man seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will help you understand what might be... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Woman or HIV-Positive Woman 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 woman or an HIV+ woman in a same-sex relationship seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Take One Dose of Nevirapine at Delivery Could Develop Drug-Resistant HIV, Study Says

HIV-positive pregnant women who take a single dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine at delivery to prevent vertical HIV transmission later could develop drug-resistant HIV, according to a study presented on Monday at the 11th Conference on... 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 »
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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 and False- positive

Posted by pregnant2009, 3 Replies
I am 9month pregnant and two weeks ago my Ob doctor ordered me a HIV test. Last week the result came in and it was positive. Then he took my blood again to confirm.
I was shocked by the result. I didn't know whether the new born baby will be... Read more »

Just found out last week,and pregnant

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I'm writing from the college today, and earlier I had a teacher tell me that maybe I should go home because I look like I don't feel well. I just found out the results last week at my baby doctor. I'M DUE IN JULY. I almost fainted in the... Read more »

I think that knowing that I tested positive for HIV haesnt hit me yet is been a tough week ..

Posted by pinkbutterfly25, 2 Replies
knowing that I tested positive for HIV is just an emotional roller coaster since i found out my mind is saying dont worry you'll be ok but then I feel different like my whole life change in a blink of an eye..
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