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Pregnancy And Hiv

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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...his unprotected exposures while maximizing your chances for pregnancy. I'll reprint some information about magnetic couples and pregnancy below for our readers.Good luck!Dr. BobChildren and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)... Read more »

Pregnancy and HIV

Being pregnant, 18 weeks, I did IFA and Western blot tests - both positive. CPR results show CD4 -... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...organization is a good place to start looking for information and emotional and practical support as you make decisions around pregnancy and HIV. The organizations listed below can help HIV positive women with their pregnancy and fertility... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pregnancy for HIV-Positive Women Safer in Early Stages of Virus, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who want to become pregnant should be informed that pregnancy is safer during the early clinical stages of the virus, when CD4+ T cell counts are higher, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaica Gleaner Examines Issues Surrounding Pregnancies Among HIV-Positive Women

...Jamaica to have children, many women say that health workers in the country do not always agree with their decision to become pregnant, the Jamaica Gleaner reports. According to the Gleaner , women account for approximately 50% of HIV... Read more »
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Pregnancy & HIV Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've heard that pregnancy can cause a false positive HIV result. Is that true? I'm pregnant, and i was tested a little over 3 months since my last unprotected sexual encounter. The result was negative. Should I test Read more »

pregnancy and HIV

Posted by footeard, 1 Reply
...prior to HAART has never gone over 4,000. Currently VL is I was wondering if anyone shares an experienece similar to mine with pregnancy or has known anybody who has taken any of the meds I am taking during pregnancy for the entire pregnancy... Read more »

research on HIV & pregnancy

Posted by doccnm
...Research Study Are you pregnant or have you recently had a baby? Are you HIV positive? Participants needed to share their experience of being HIV positive and Read more »

HIV and pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...now 19 y.o. and is interested in having a baby within the next two years. She's asked me if there's any info out there about pregnancy and HIV because she feels her doctor is not supportive of this. Since she hasn't asked, it's not clear if it's... Read more »