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If You Are Hiv Positive Should You Abort Your Child

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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 »

HIV Meds & Abortion Pill

I have been HIV+ for over 7 years. I currently am 4 weeks pregnant & taking Viramune, Epivir,... Read more »

Hiv positive man who wants a child

I am a 26 year old male with hiv. I lost my only child a while back, and always dreamed of having... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Abortions Decreasing Among HIV-Positive Women in Belarus, Official Says

The number of HIV-positive women in Belarus who are forgoing abortions is increasing, Svyatlana Shylava, chief ob-gyn for the country's Ministry of Health, said on Tuesday, BelaPAN reports. According to Shylava, about 176 infants were born to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Montreal Hospital Begins HIV Testing Thousands of Child Patients Operated on by HIV-Positive Surgeon

A Montreal children's hospital by Saturday had already tested 400 former child patients and scheduled testing for 500 more who were operated on between 1990 and 2003 by a now-deceased surgeon whom the hospital administration recently learned was... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HIV-Infected U.S. Women More Likely to Abort Pregnancy Than HIV-Uninfected Women

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of the study she presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Contraception Access for HIV-Positive Women Should Be Boosted to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission, Letter to Editor Says

Preventing unintended pregnancies among HIV-positive women is an "important and cost-effective way" to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, Willard Cates, president of research at the Institute for Family Health at Family Health International ,... Read more »
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abortion

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
My wife has been [posting on this board for over 2 yrs and i have come to the realization i cant handle this anymoer she has had many hiv 1 test and a antigentest nat test hiv 2 test all which were from exposures back in 91,92,93,94 her last test... Read more »

POSITIVE COUPLE SEEKING TO ADOPT A HIV+ CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
MY HUSBAND AND i HAVE BEEN HAPPILY MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO LEAGALLY ADOPT AND IF SO HOW WE... Read more »

SEEKING TO ADOPT A POSITIVE CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
MY HUSBAND AND i HAVE BEEN HAPPILY MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO LEAGALLY ADOPT AND IF SO HOW WE... Read more »

how do i tell my child am positive

Posted by wineprude, 2 Replies
i have a 13yr old girl who is worried about me. She always see's me taking my medicine and wonders why i take them for so long. How do i open up to her and tell her the truth before she gets it from a third party? Read more »