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If Both Of Your Parents Are Hiv Positive Does That Mean You Are Too

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How would you go about getting pregnant if both parents are positive?

If both the parents are hiv positive, how would the women go about getting pregnant. Would it have to be IVF? Or because both are positive could they have sexual intercourse?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
If both parents are HIV positive, there is no evidence to indicate that the infant is more at risk of being HIV infected if sexual intercourse was the means of conception. However, there is the possible, but relatively small risk with sexual... Read more »

both parents positive

If both parents are positive what are the chances that the baby could be born negitive?... Read more »

Can baby That is positive infect adoptive parents .

We are adopting a baby that is H.I.V positive . Can we get it through careing for her? We have had... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois Appellate Court Reverses $2 Million Award to HIV-Positive Woman Who Sued Fiance's Parents for Allegedly Lying About Son's HIV Status

An Illinois appellate court on Friday reversed a $2 million award to an HIV-positive woman who sued the parents of her now-deceased fiance for allegedly lying about their son's HIV status, the Chicago Sun-Times reports (Patterson, Chicago... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National HIV/AIDS Programs Must Consider Needs of Children Who Have HIV-Positive Parent, Opinion Piece Says

"When adults decide how to tackle the world's AIDS crisis, the way it affects children must become part of their thinking," Kerrel McKay, an HIV/AIDS outreach officer for Jamaica's Ministry of Health , writes in a Newsweek opinion piece. McKay,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois Jury Awards $2M to HIV-Positive Woman Who Sued Fiance's Parents for Allegedly Lying About Son's HIV Status

A Cook County, Ill., jury on Tuesday awarded $2 million to an HIV-positive woman who sued the parents of her now-deceased fiance for allegedly lying about their son's HIV status, the Chicago Tribune reports. The woman, known in court documents... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Programs for Adolescents With HIV-Positive Parents May Improve Teenagers' Health, Emotional Well-Being, Study Says

Programs that help adolescents whose parents are HIV-positive cope with their parents' illness also may improve teenagers' health and emotional well-being, according to a study published in the August issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Parents Of HIV Positive Adult Children

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I was wondering if anyone here knew of any websites, Forums, online communities, etc. specializing in Parents Of Adult Children With HIV? Thanks.

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WHY DON`T PARENT`S TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN THAT ARE HIV+

Posted by MARYJB67, 3 Replies
I`AM CONFUSED ABOUT WHY DON`T SOME PARENT TALK TO THEIR CHILDREN WHO ARE AFFECTED WITH THIS DISEASE BECAUSE I`VE A MOTHER THAT DOESN`T TALK ABOUT THE ISSUE OR GO INTO THE HEALTH DEPT WITH ME EITHER BUT SHE WANTS TO KNOW WHAT THE DOCTOR SAY OR WHAT... Read more »

Does this mean he is HIV positive please help

Posted by kyiala, 2 Replies
Ok I hope I can find an answer to my question

i was married in Oct of 07 to a man who I met and fell in love with very quickly, When we first met I had him go to the clinic to be tested for STD's he went and showed me paperwork that he was negative... Read more »

The Meaning of Being HIV Positive

Posted by edanmilton
I am 24 years old, an immigrant to the US, a recent college graduate, recently moved to Seattle to be with my partner of eight months, non-alcoholic drinker, do not smoke, have not tried drugs and recently tested positive with HIV.

Do I feel shameful... Read more »