Mom And Children Living With HIV/AIDS
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Psychotherapist and AuthorThere are not any aboslute answers about any person's longevity even if he or she is on combination therapies. I think that all you can do is sit down with her and using the well being of the children as the reason for the conversation, and... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,A "Godsend?" Well, I doubt the higher powers really sent me here to talk about sex, but OK, if you say so.Your daughter's HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body. It's perfectly safe... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineThe best approach is to inform yourself about HIV as much as you can and then explain it in a direct way to the kids. Some important points include: 1) she is at the beginning stages of HIV, in which many people have 10 years or more without... Read more »
Psychotherapist and AuthorYou are dealing with a painful and complicated issue surrounding a parent'sdesire to protect her loved one. In all of my clinical experiencesupervising social workers dealing with this issue, it is amazing howfrequently it arises. The general... Read more »
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Posted by TRmom, 3 RepliesWow It's been almost 3 years since diagnosis!
I never thought it would happen to me. I was not promiscuous. I had had only 1 other partner. Even through my college years I was carefull. I didn't want to get AIDS. I took it seriously. But, I met... Read more »
Posted by qwerty, 4 Repliesi overheard a conversation from my lil brother concerning he might have hiv/aids; he is under 18 years old but i also heard in the conversation he's been sexually involved with other boys and men. he doesnt know i heard all this and now im... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI was recently diagnosed with AIDS and found out that my 5 year old boy has AIDS as well. He should be entering kindergarten this year and my husband (who is negative) is especially concerned about putting our child in school and exposing him to... Read more »
Posted by Jackie_Blue, 1 ReplyWell I guess I'm that, but I need an answers from women that were HIV+ when they had their child.
I know babies are born with their Mom's antibodies. What was the testing time frame for your baby? How long do the Mother's antibodies stay in the... Read more »
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