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Mother To Child Transmission C Section

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CHILD SARING IN DISCORDANT COUPLES (PREGNANCYAND SPERM WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009)

I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF INFECTING HER?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sampling, and internal fetal monitoring, can cause small tears in the baby's skin and increase the risk of transmission further.Cesarean Sections vs. Vaginal Delivery A Cesarean section -- also referred to as C-section -- is delivery via a... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please... Read more »

SAFE CHILD BIRTH .

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR A HIV POSITIVE MALE AND NEGATIVE FEMALE TO MEET AND HAVE CHILDREN WHO WILL BE... Read more »
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Project Inform

Mother-to-Child HIV Prevention: Is Elective C-section Necessary

...the risks and benefits of Cesarean-section (abdominal surgical delivery) performed before the onset of labor (called elective C-section ) versus natural, vaginal delivery. Results from three recent studies suggest that elective C-section and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Challenges to Reducing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Mozambique

...antiretroviral drug nevirapine and by performing caesarean-section deliveries. However, the costs and risks associated with c-sections have prevented some clinics from performing the procedure. International medical aid agency Medecins Sans... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Choices for Delivery

... Choices for Delivery and Use of C-Section The way your baby is born -- whether you choose to have a vaginal birth or Caesarean section (C-section) -- is an important consideration for HIV-positive women. If you do have a Caesarean section,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Positive Pregnancy

...sampling, and internal fetal monitoring, can cause small tears in the baby's skin and increase the risk of transmission further. Cesarean Sections vs. Vaginal Delivery A Cesarean section -- also referred to as C-section -- is delivery via a... Read more »
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Want to have a baby

Posted by Positivelyok, 5 Replies
Hi, My husband and I would like to have a baby. We are both positive and are numbers are great. We would like to hear from anyone who has or is currently going through a pregnancy and what it entails as it relates to being HIV positive. We are... Read more »

I want to have a baby

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 19 year old female, who is hiv+ and want a baby. But the only thing is, is how can I get pregnant from my boyfriend who is hiv -. How can I get pregnant without having unprotected sex? Will somebody please help!!! Read more »

partner positive - now im preg - am i too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i have a question, i suppose i have spent days sifting thru info on the net and its all alot to take in - maybe people with personal experience are better suited 2 help me.....here goes: my partner was hiv pos but unaware of his status, i finally... Read more »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...disbelief that this is actually. I felt guilt, dirty and ashamed about my condition. The first thing in my mind was if I can have children in the future. I wanted kids that actually the reason why I broke up with my girl is she doesnt want kids.... Read more »