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My Husband's Brother Is Hiv Positive Is My Child Safe

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my husband is HIV+ and we want a child

My husband is HIV+ and I am negative. I knew this when I married him. We are looking for information on having a baby. My husband's viral load is 'undetectable' and he is on HIV meds. Is there any technology you could tell us...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
There are several options for having a baby. Let's start by talking about the safest for you or how to avoid becoming infected. If your husband was willing not to be the biological father, you could be artificially inseminated with another... Read more »

My husband is Bisexual and HIV positive

Hie Thank you so much for the last answer you really helped.Its Rose again the thing is I know you... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Contraception Access for HIV-Positive Women Should Be Boosted to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission, Letter to Editor Says

Preventing unintended pregnancies among HIV-positive women is an "important and cost-effective way" to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, Willard Cates, president of research at the Institute for Family Health at Family Health International ,... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Brother-to-Brother Receives Funds to Raise Awareness About HIV Vaccine Research in Hard-to-Reach Populations

Seattle -- Out of 128 national and local community-based organizations, and through a highly competitive selection process, Brother-to-Brother was chosen as one of only 20 groups nationwide to receive funding to educate hard-to-reach populations... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Brotherly Love? HIV Rate Skyrockets Among Philadelphia's Black MSM

As we enter the season of Black Gay Pride, we examine the response to the HIV epidemic among Black gay and bisexual men in Philadelphia, where the HIV infection rate is five times the national average and one-and-a-half times the rate of New York... Read more »
TheBody.com

Motherhood and HIV -- the Laughter, the Fears and the Hopes of HIV-Positive Moms

One of the most common questions that many women living with HIV have is whether they will be able to have healthy children. With the help of modern medicine, we know that the answer is a resounding "YES!" Of course, all the challenges after ... Read more »
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my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
last year (april), my brother was diagnosed with HIV...it litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when i found out, i went hysterical...the first thing i thought was "he... Read more »

My Brother Tested HIV Positive

Posted by PJ211, 3 Replies
I really don't know what to say or how to talk to him about it. How do I start without falling apart in the process? The irony is that we're twins and it tears me apart. I always knew he needed to be safe, but I know he's lived a dangerous... Read more »

POSITIVE COUPLE SEEKING TO ADOPT A HIV+ CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
MY HUSBAND AND i HAVE BEEN HAPPILY MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO LEAGALLY ADOPT AND IF SO HOW WE... Read more »

My brother in law is HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello to all those reading,
I just found out recently that my brother in law is HIV+, I have been with my husband for 4 years and he has only now been comfortable with sharing this with me. I am trying to learn as much as possible about what to... Read more »