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If A Woman Has Hiv Will Her Unborn Child Have It

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HIV negative for unborn baby

I am HIV positive; my wife is HIV negative we like to have a baby. If she gets pregnant by me, what is the percentage that my wife and the unborn baby will get infected with the HIV virus?Is there any treatment or study to reduce the change of my...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The average risk of transmission of HIV from an HIV positive man to an HIV negative woman from unprotected intercourse is about 5% per year. If the woman becomes pregnant and does not acquire HIV infection in the process, then there is no risk of... Read more »

Please help me...my unborn child depends on it.

I am pregnant and tested negative last month. However at my last ob/gyn visit when getting of the... Read more »

concerned for the unborn when with aids

If your pregnant and have aids how can your baby be protected when the doctor perscribes so much... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nebraska Settles Lawsuit With Man After Refusing to Allow HIV-Positive Woman to Adopt Child

Nebraska has reached a settlement with a man who sued the state nine years ago for refusing to allow his HIV-positive wife to adopt a child, the AP/Kansas City Star reports. Both parties signed an agreement not to disclose the terms of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Federal Court Rules State of Nebraska Can Be Held Liable for Refusal to Allow HIV-Positive Woman to Adopt Child

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled 2-1 that a lawsuit seeking damages from the state of Nebraska for its refusal to allow an HIV-positive woman to adopt a child could name the state and the state Department of Social Services as... 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 »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

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

Dear Project UNSHACKLE friends, Many of you have been following the case of Ms. T, a 28 year-old HIV-positive pregnant woman from Cameroon who was recently sentenced to 238 days in prison by a judge trying to protect her unborn child from being... Read more »
Connect With Others

I am a POZ male who wants a child. Any woman who wants same?

Posted by Morris, 1 Reply
I am a young, in my early thirties, dark, professional guy who lives in London, UK. I am looking for a woman who wants a child, pls keep in touch if that's you,
Been looking around and all I could get were neg women.
Drop me an email on... Read more »

Do they screen pregnant woman for hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello,

i don't know what to do . My ex husband has hiv and got his girlfriend pregnant. He told me he was being careful and I just tried to stay out of their lives. Well, now she is pregnant and DOES NOT know his status...... He won't tell her... 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 went to a district hospital as a place is not well... 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 »