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Pregnant Mothers With Hiv

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about new born child of HIV postive mother

my sister is tested as positive HIV while admitted for delivery day before yesterday.the girl child born .My sister was never tested before. we are very much worried and want to know the chance of being infection to the child and the expected...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...the blood (alot of virus in her blood circulation). Therefore, treatment of the mother starting in the second trimester of pregnancy to lower her viral burden can greatly decrease the chance of transmitting virus. Since your sister was not... Read more »

about new born child of HIV postive mother

my sister is tested as positive HIV while admitted for delivery day before yesterday.the girl child... Read more »

placenta bleeding and mother-to child HIV transmission

I am 16 weeks pregnancy and I am bleeding, I understand its coming from the placenta which wants to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Infants, Pregnant, Nursing Mothers With ARVs Drives Down Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

... According to two new studies, "giving pregnant and nursing women triple antiretroviral drug therapy, or treating breast-fed infants with an antiretroviral medication, can dramatically Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Program Helps Pregnant Mothers Infected With HIV

...Francisco Medical Center have started a 24-hour pager consultative service to advise hospital workers in treating HIV-infected pregnant women. Officials have distributed a toll-free number to more than 100 delivery units and emergency rooms... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission: Maternal Health and Elimination of Pediatric HIV/AIDS

...2008, the vast majority through mother-to-child transmission. The new 2009 WHO recommendations for antiretroviral treatment of pregnant women, PMTCT and infant feeding provide an important new opportunity and challenge to implement highly... Read more »
World Health Organization

New Guidance on Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Infant Feeding in the Context of HIV

... 2010 Guidelines: "Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating Pregnant Women and Preventing HIV Infections in Infants" Since WHO issued revised guidelines in 2006, important new evidence has emerged Read more »
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HIV (Pregnant Woman)

Posted by Vinay007, 1 Reply
...Hi All ! My girlfriend is pregnant past 8 months.We did test for HIV in a well reputated hospital in August and fairly it was negative.But after having test she Read more »

My HI poz gf is pregnant!! plz help!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...im not sure what to do my gf is poz and a litle while ago the condom broke and now shes pregnant is she safe? is the baby? am i? shes really scared that im going to leav her we dont have insurense and i dont know if i can Read more »

Do thjey screen pregnant woman for hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...My ex husband girlfriend is pregnant and she does not know that he has hiv. He swore to me he was careful. Will they screen her for HIV in her pregnancy? I am so Read more »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...father, I have so much to offer. I feel like I got cheated on not being able to be a father. I dont know now if I can be with a HIV neg female or even go on dates anymore without the feeling rejected because of my status. Is it possible to find... Read more »