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Ivf Fertilization And Hiv

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Approximately 9 months ago while preparing for IVF treatment my wife was found to be HIV positive.I tested negative. We would still like to proceed with getting pregnant. Her CD4 is stable at 700 and her viral load is undetectable. Her HIV Doc is...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I suggest that you contact IVF programs directly to find out whether IVF is available to HIV+ women. The number for the In vitro fertilization clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital is 410-583-2749.BJ... Read more »

IVF programs and hiv

Are there specific IVF or artificial insemination programs in the US that accept HIV+ women who... Read more »

hiv and ivf

Hi, I'm a woman from Holland, and I've posted a question about ivf on women with hiv... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Repeat Viral Testing of IVF Couples Not Needed: Study

Running repeat tests for HIV and hepatitis B and C on couples before each cycle of in-vitro fertilization treatment is unnecessary, a new study suggests. The initial screening is enough if the couple reports no new risk factors, according to Drs.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japan: HIV Couples Barred From IVF Therapy

Japan's Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has postponed plans to use in vitro fertilization for two couples who are both infected with HIV. The IVF was approved by Tokyo's Ogikubo Hospital in January of last year, but the ministry said more... Read more »

The Canadian HIV Fertility Program: Improving Access to Pregnancy Planning Options for People Living With HIV

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fertility Intentions of HIV-Infected Women in the United Kingdom

In the current study, the authors sought to explore fertility intentions among HIV-positive UK women and to assess the effect of HIV treatment, as well as interventions to prevent mother-to-child transmission, on these intentions. The team noted... Read more »
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anyone that has done IVF?

Posted by stardust21, 1 Reply
Just curious if anyone has done IVF to concieve a child b/c of their partner's HIV status. Dh and I are going to be starting the process shortly and would love it if there was someone that I could relate to whether it was successful or not.

Also... Read more »

fertility help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know of any clinics that do in fact help hiv+ women ? or any clinics that will perform a tubal ligation reversal on hiv+ women???

I was in a bad marriage and had a tubal ligation 12 years ago. I've had hiv for over 18 years, and I'm... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello Friends,

My husband and I are both positive and have been researching having a baby for 2 years. We are both healthy with undetectable viral loads and high cd4 counts and we are well aware of the risks. I know under the Americans With... Read more »

infertility/fertility help and advice

Posted by Anonymous
Hi all,

I offer free help and advice to couples who are trying to conceive.

email me at

Remember my advice is free.

Carol Read more »