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In Vitro Fertilization For Hiv Women

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Sex with HIV Negative Partner

I was tested positive but my hubby is negative, but i want children, what will i do about this since he seems to be afraid of making love with me, even when he does he make sure he uses condom. what is the solution?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...careful timed sex without a condom during ovulation, use of judicious Pre-PEP and post-NPEP until pregnant, sperm washing, and in vitro fertilization approaches. A high % of women can safely conceive in well managed situations. KH Read more »
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The Body

This Month in HIV: Having a Baby When You're HIV Positive

...Dr. Kiessling: Then, it depends on the couple. It depends on her age, and it depends on the sperm count, whether we recommend in vitro fertilization (IVF) or whether they are eligible for a simpler procedure, which is called oligospermia cup... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ International Herald Tribune Examines Progress In Reducing Number of African Infants Born With HIV

...laboratory for HIV-positive parents, enabling them to conceive and give birth to HIV-negative infants through procedures such as in vitro fertilization. Approximately five or six couples, with either one or both partners living with HIV/AIDS,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Preconception Care for HIV-Infected Women

...PL. Establishing a clinical program for human immunodeficiency 1-seropositive men to father seronegative children by means of in vitro fertilization with intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002;186:627-633. [ PubMed ] ... Read more »
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Timed, Unprotected Sex to Get Pregnant

Posted by CSS, 3 Replies
...won't give the go-ahead or help couples like us with the process. My doctor offered to do sperm washing, but only if we did IVF (in vitro fertilization) and we can't afford it. So we'd just have to go it alone, like we did last time. I'm feeling... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this Read more »

Having a baby when you are HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
... Having a Baby when you're HIV Positive I'm a 23 year old HIV positive woman considering having a child with my HIV negative husband. Anyone have any experience with this. I know about the sperm washing Read more »