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Men And Women With Hiv Having Children

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Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...want an HIV-positive female dentist; 60% would not want an HIV-positive physician or childcare provider; and 50% would not want an HIV-positive food server. Only 14% of Americans polled felt that HIV-positive women should have children. This is less than the percentage of Americans who felt that women with schizophrenia or Down's Syndrome should have children, at 17% and 19% respectively. Strategies to improve HIV prevention and treatment in...
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sir ,,,how r u doing ,,,, sir as per my pledge i have donated today to ur organisation ,,earlier the website posted a security certificate error , of which i told you ,,,,,,since then i constantly checked the website for certificate clearance , i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated and will help us carry out our mission: to provide crucial services for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS throughout the world and to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through... Read more »

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit charitable organization whose sole mission is to provide crucial services for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS worldwide and to raise awareness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic through advocacy and education.... Read more »

HIV+male HIV- woman and children

Is is possible for HIV+ male and HIV negative woman to have children of their own
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...Yes it is possible to have a baby, but there is a risk that the woman and baby may become HIV infected if you have unprotected vaginal intercourse.BJ Read more »

story on HIV+ women who choose to have children

My name is Kristen. I am a reporter at a News Channel. I am working on a story about HIV+ women who choose to have children. I am looking for women who have and who are about to have children. I am also looking for medical information about...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...The best way to lower an HIV+ pregnant woman's risk of transmitting HIV to her baby is to start on effective combination antiretroviral therapy early in pregnancy, have a Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Worsens Condition of Malnourished Children, Pregnant Women in Kenya

...of nutrients." According to Mary Anne Macharia, a nurse at a rehabilitation center administered by Merlin. "If [a pregnant woman] is infected [with HIV], she gives birth to a child with a weak constitution and then she struggles to provide... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Germany to Focus on Fighting HIV/AIDS Among Women, Children in Africa at G8 Summit, Minister Says

...Group of Eight industrialized nations, plans to focus on securing funds for efforts to combat HIV/AIDS among African women and children at the upcoming G8 Summit in June, Germany's Development Minister Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul said recently, ... Read more »
International AIDS Society

At Conclusion of Major International Scientific Meeting on AIDS, Researchers Highlight Evidence of Important Benefits From HIV Investments for Other Health Conditions, Including Those Affecting Women and Children

...investments in HIV have contributed to reductions in infant mortality and TB incidence, improved access to health services for women, and expanded health systems capacity. Ten years ago there was less than US$1 billion available for HIV... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Questions and Answers: The NIH 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trials in HIV-Infected Children, Youth and Pregnant Women

... Why is it important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected children, youth and pregnant women? It is important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected populations, particularly Read more »
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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 survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating Read more »

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

Advice Requested

Posted by pozmarie, 5 Replies
...a positive person. And we have 3 children. I see the deck as stacked so high against me I am absolutely paralyzed. Can any women out there relate to this? Have any of you overcome similar obstacles? I live in a very conservative, southern town... Read more »

HIV+ women who want to have children

Posted by Anonymous
...in the Boston area writing about some of the issues that HIV-positive people face today, and I am hoping to briefly interview women in the U.S. (especially Massachusetts) about the decision to start families or not. If you would be willing to... Read more »