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Pregnancy and HIV

...be infected if the delivery takes a long time. During delivery, the newborn is exposed to the mother's blood. An HIV-infected father can transmit HIV to his wife and to their child. To reduce this risk, some couples have used sperm washing and artificial insemination. How Can We Prevent Infection of Newborns? What if the father is infected with HIV? Recent studies have shown that it is possible to "wash" the sperm of an HIV-infected...
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CHILD SARING IN DISCORDANT COUPLES (PREGNANCYAND SPERM WASHING, POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE, 2009)

I AM HIV POSITIVE, MY WIFE NEGATIVE; CAN WE HAVE CHILDREN WITH THE RISK OF INFECTING HER?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, it is possible. The safest way would involve sperm washing followed by artificial insemination. I'll reprint below some information from the archives that discusses this topic Read more »

magnetic Couple and child bearing (SPERM WASHING, PREGANACY),

the safest way for magnetic couple to bear childen.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,This question comes up frequently. (See below.) The safest way involves sperm washing (if the future dad is HIV positive) and in vitro fertilization. Dr. BobPregnancy and Sperm Washing (POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE Read more »

Pregnancy and Sperm Washing (POSITIVE MALE, NEGATIVE FEMALE)

Hi Dr. Frascino,Firstly, thank you for all your great answers and expertise. I have spent the past year researching safe ways for me to get pregnant. My husband is positive, I am negative. Sadly we cannot afford IVF and do not live in a city up...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I'll reprint some information about magnetic couples and pregnancy below for our readers. Good luck! Dr. Bob Children and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY) Mar 24, 2008 I was wondering if a man who has AIDs is able to... Read more »

Children and aids (SPERM WASHING) (PREGNANCY) (POSITIVE PREGNANCY)

I was wondering if a man who has AIDs is able to impregnate his wife safely
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have been developed to significantly reduce the possibility of transmitting HIV to a wife or fetus. These techniques involve sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Good luck.Dr. BobPlease help me (PREGNANCY)Feb 23, 2008 I leave in... Read more »
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You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...alternative insemination. This can be done at home or may require medical assistance, such as from a fertility clinic. At home, sperm is placed into the vagina with a syringe or eye dropper. Some women have their partner provide sperm; others use... Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...to show up on the test. The viral load test measures virus in the blood. It doesn't tell you about virus in sexual fluids (sperm or vaginal fluids.) The viral load test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can... Read more »
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Condoms

...keep the semen inside. Gently pull the condom out and throw it away. Nonoxynol-9 Nonoxynol-9 is a chemical that kills sperm (a spermicide). It can help prevent pregnancy when it is used in the vagina along with condoms or other birth... Read more »
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Nutrition

Why Is Nutrition Important? Nutrition Guidelines for People With HIV Practice Food Safety What About Supplements? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Nutrition Important? Good nutrition means getting enough macronutrients... Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...fertilization clinics in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

Having a baby when you are HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...positive woman considering having a child with my HIV negative husband. Anyone have any experience with this. I know about the sperm washing techniques in Milan. I'm just worried that it'll be all too much for me. Any new HIV-positive mothers... Read more »

We are using a sperm donor to have a baby

Posted by clairedh, 2 Replies
...My husband is positive and I am negative. We have been married for 6 years. We have finally decided to use a sperm donor to have a baby. Is there anyone else out there in a similar situation? I am not sure how to explain to our family members Read more »

hiv from infected chicken burger...?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
alright dont make fun of me for asking, but since you can get hiv from oral sex by swallowing semen, what if somebody ejaculated into one of your sandwiches at mcdonalds or any other fast food restaurant? would it be possible to get infected here... Read more »