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Wife HIV+ and Pregnant, Man Not: Are man &child safe?

Dear Sir, If one's spouse have HIV+ [as indicated by a serology screening] and the husband does not yet have[HIV -ve] but have been sleeping /having sex with her for more than 6 months now, how can one/the man avoid getting infected ? Moreover,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your questions.First, there are only a few ways to prevent infection to the male partner from a positive female partner-- first, avoid sexual intercourse; second, the use of condoms. Post-exposure treatment with antiretroviral... Read more »

couple wanting a baby: one partner +tive and other -tive

I'm happily married woman to a HIV +ve man. I want to have a child with my husband but cannot afford In vitro fertilisation. I've heard on some HIV forum that if I have unprotected sex and take ARV's immedialtely after sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.The safest way for a positive male/negative female magnetic couple to conceive would involve sperm washing and artificial insemination. However, this can be costly. The risks associated with natural conception can be decreased (but not totally... Read more »

Positive Woman / Negative Man want to have a baby

I see tons out here about positive males w/ negative females who want to have natural children. Most of the time the answers refer them to sperm washing for least risk results. What if the female is the one positive and the male is negative?My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, I should mention I don't recommend using two condoms. The friction of latex on latex can cause the condoms to break. (See post from the archives below.) Next, open-mouth kissing is not considered to be a significant HIV risk.... Read more »

How to get HIV + woman pregnant from a HIV - man

My girlfriend and I are getting married and we want to have a child. Could you tell me what we need to do? Would she be artificially inseminated with my sperm or do I have unprotevted sex with her?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Although transmission of HIV from a woman to a man during sexual contact is less efficient than transmission from a man to a woman, it still occurs (perhaps at a frequency of 0.05% per contact). Unprotected intercourse would thus carry a... Read more »
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Will my HIV+ partner still want to be with me

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I know that a lot of times the question is reversed...will the neg guy want to stay in a serodiscordant relationship. I'm worried about the opposite. My partner and I both tested this week...he came out positive, me negative.

We have been... Read more »

Pregnant HIV+ wanting to talk with others alike

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been positive since 1997 the same year I met my husband. He is neg and we've had a great time together. We always thought about a baby but at the time it was too early in the relationship and the risk still was in the 20%'s. Last year we... Read more »

New here - HIV- female with HIV+ male partner

Posted by iSerenity, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm new here myself, glad I found this site. I'm HIV- and involved with a wonderful man that is HIV+. Already have two kids from a previous relationship. We've been together for most part of two years now in a long distance relationship... Read more »

Did you take off the condoms to get pregnant?

Posted by Achieve
Achieve, a publication of ACRIA and GMHC, is looking for stories from people with HIV or their partners who have taken off the condoms in order to have a child. If you did, could you email me? You dont have to use your real name. Here are some... Read more »