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Policy And Procedure Hiv Labor And Delivery

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Ask the Experts

Labor and delivery options

I am about to give birth to my fourth child since I contracted HIV 14 years ago. I'm obviously no stranger to this process. I've always been extremely healthy and so my first three children were delivered naturally. My husband (who is HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,You should discuss this issue with your HIV specialist. Elective caesarian section is often recommended to reduce the risk of HIV transmission to the infant during childbirth. Read more »

Possible Transmission to Nurse in Labor and Delivery

I am a nurse in a labor and delivery unit. I was taking care of an HIV positive patient who... Read more »

HIV During Pregnancy, Labor and Delivery, and After Birth

...refuse some states have no specific requirements about testingpregnant women or their babies. How can I find out the testing policies of mystate? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services(HHS) can provide you with HIV testing information... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Government Developing Policy to Address HIV/AIDS in Workplace, Official Says

... The Kenyan government plans to develop a policy to address HIV/AIDS in the workplace, Mark Bor, secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Human Resource Development , said on Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid HIV Testing of Women in Labor and Delivery

...status at labor and delivery, the model protocol will offer guidance to clinicians, laboratorians, hospital administrators, and policy makers. In conjunction with the model protocol, CDC is formulating practical tips for overcoming barriers to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Government Approves Policy to Address HIV/AIDS in Workplace

... reports. According to Lawal, the policy provides guidelines that aim to assist in the establishment of workplace HIV/AIDS policies in the formal and informal sectors. He said the policy also aims to protect the rights of people living with and... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research S

Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
...HIV/AIDS & The Delivery of Bad News - A Research Study A few years ago, when I was 24 yrs Read more »

discrimination in the delivery room?

Posted by megjemima, 3 Replies
...discrimination in the delivery room. In my experience it has always been medical professionals that can be the most ignorant about HIV. My doctors I get to pick and choose, but the other staff is just thrown at you. Some could be great but I am... Read more »

Hiv+ & Preg 2nd time, doubts on method delivery

Posted by MoonDreamer, 2 Replies
...would love to try it this time and was going to fight my doc about it but he surprised me by saying he is open to a "trial of labor". So, now I'm just in chock and I'm looking to talk to other mother who have given birth being positive and learn... Read more »

Army HIV Policies and Procedures as of 7/15/2005

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Administration of Personnel Infected with HIV. This link is only being provided as a reference point and should not be taken as absolute. Policies are in constant flux. Please exercise caution and common sense when inquiring about protocol to... Read more »