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Positive Man Neg Woman Want Baby

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Positive Woman / Negative Man want to have a baby

I see tons out here about positive males w/ negative females who want to have natural children. Most of the time the answers refer them to sperm washing for least risk results. What if the female is the one positive and the male is negative?My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...significant HIV risk. But, the choice to partake or not is totally up to the two of you.The only truly safe way for a HIV positive woman/negative man magnetic couple to conceive is via in vitro fertilization. I suggest you talk to an... Read more »

Having a baby--positive man with neg woman

I read last week that there is a new procedure for HIV positive men to have negative babies. In the... Read more »

Positive Man-Negative Woman-Baby?

I am an HIV+ gay man who has been approached by two different female friends about donating sperm... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...Recent studies have shown that it is possible to "wash" the sperm of an HIV-infected man so that it can be used to fertilize a woman and produce a healthy baby. These procedures are effective. However, they are very expensive and not easily... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...thinking about using a fertility clinic, be sure to get information about all the services you will need and their costs.) "I ruled out intrauterine insemination because of the cost, but it is an option." If you and your partner(s) are both... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...child during pregnancy or delivery. This is called "vertical transmission." A baby can also be infected by drinking an infected woman's breast milk. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on pregnancy. How Can You Protect Yourself and Others?... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...have found these to be safe and effective treatments for osteoporosis. Most authors argue that vitamin D deficiency should be ruled out in any HIV-positive patient with significant osteoporosis to determine the need for extra supplementation. ... Read more »
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Want a baby.....

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...married to someone else .We both found out that he was positive in 2003 I had a 6 months baby with him by then luckily my baby was negative but I came out positive. I had an IUD put on so I would have any babies for 5 years our plans where to... Read more »

Can we have a healthy baby

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is it possible for a HIV positive man and a negative woman to have a healthy baby? If so, what are the best precautions? Read more »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...was diagnosed almost a year now (July 8). Im a straight man broke up with my girl at that time and had unprotected sex with a woman. It was fine until I went in for my routine check up before I went on vacation. I got home my doctor left messages... Read more »

partner positive - now im preg - am i too?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...found out that he is positive after he fell ill and a doctor decided to do a test 4 it.... he had been tested in the past with neg results but a few months before i fell pregnant he put himself at risk (he thinnks this is when he caught hiv). so... Read more »