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Is It Safe To Have Babies When You Have HIV

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Ask the Experts

hiv+safe to have a baby

Hello, Im HIV positive my boyfriend is not Hiv positive we want to try for a baby i been living with Hiv for 18 years my cd4 count is 595 my viral load is in the 100's and the medicines im taking im doing very well on im taking combivir and...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...monitor your viral load closely to be sure that this regimen continues to keep your viral load controlled. While female to male HIV transmission is less common than male-to-female, there is always the possibility that you may infect your... Read more »

can i take my 1month baby near hiv pateint?

my father got hiv.i have a month old child.As he is his first grand son i cant stop going to... Read more »
The Body

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

... This is Bonnie Goldman, editorial director of The Body. Welcome to This Month in HIV. Dramatic progress over the last 10 years in HIV medicine means that HIV-positive people can be expected to live an almost normal Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria Sacks Health Officials After Baby Infected With HIV

... Responding to the case of an infant who was infected by a blood transfusion at Lagos University Teaching Hospital earlier this year, the Nigerian government on Wednesday Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Virus Hides Quickly Inside Babies' Blood

... Drug-resistant HIV strains that pass from mother to infant can go undetected in the baby's immune system cells and remain there for years, according to a study by Dr. Deborah Persaud of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fear of Social Backlash Hampers Zimbabwe's Fight Against AIDS Baby Deaths

...Efforts to reduce Zimbabwe's infant mortality rate are threatened because many pregnant women who are tested for HIV are too frightened to return to the clinic for Read more »
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Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
Can anyone give me some addvice on having children with my hubby who is positive. We are living in the UK and have looked into sperm washing but we would have to pay 5,000 for each treatment which we cant aford to do so the only other option for us... 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 Read more »

HIv positive and having a baby

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I just found out I am pregnant. But I'm positive and really worried. Will I get sicker? will my baby die? Does anyone know about this? laura K. Read more »