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Problems Facing A Pregnant Hiv Postive Mother

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Postive and Trying to get Pregnant, But about the Meds

Is Truvada safe for trying to get Pregnant?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have had numerous female HIV+ patients take a Truvada containing regimen throughout their pregnancy with good maternal and fetal outcomes. The pregnancy registry has provided generally reassuring data about the safety of Truvada in pregnancy.... 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 »

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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Pregnant Women May Face HIV Test

On Thursday, the House Health and Human Services Committee approved a bill that would require Georgia doctors to offer HIV tests to pregnant women. Under House Bill 429, doctors would also be required to refer HIV-infected women to counseling and... Read more »
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 cut transmission rates, enabling moms to both breast-feed and to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Uganda Facing Challenges With Its Efforts to Prevent Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

Mother-to-child HIV transmission rates remain high in Uganda, despite services made available by the government to prevent MTCT, IRIN/ PlusNews reports. Government figures estimate 20,000 children contract the virus annually, accounting for 42% of... Read more »
TheBody.com

Stigma, Scrutiny Cause Problems for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women and New Moms

Olivia Ford --> Generations of women have learned the hard way that, if you've got a pregnant belly or a brand-new baby, you'll likely be the target of unsolicited feedback from your community. For pregnant and parenting women living with... Read more »
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Ex boyfriend HIV postive

Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
I am not sure what I should do...I but for the grace of God didnt get HIV from my exboyfriend he didnt tell me until after we had been together quiet awhile and then I forced the issue because of the pills I saw him taking...I found out he has had... Read more »

Diagnosed Postive:Heavy Painful heart,how to cope with LIFE NOW !!!!

Posted by NorthLander, 3 Replies
Am feeling so strange to pen here & very scare & terrify that people will know or found out who i am.

Here a short story:
I was admitted to hospital for Chronic Cholecystitis & during the stay, Dr ask if want to test for HIV so w/o any... Read more »

Just tested Postive and less than 9 months left on school to become Nurse Practioner

Posted by lostnstl314, 3 Replies
I just found out yesterday that i am positive for hiv. I have never been sick and also have used condoms with previous partners. I am lost for a answer, but honestly cant dwell on why but to move forward. I donated blood and found out that way. I... Read more »

Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
I found this website today, and although it has kept me reading for most of the day and given me some enlightenment from the comments you all have made I cannot stop feeling these incredible emotions. I know it is normal to feel overwhelmed when you... Read more »