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Sperm Washing And Iui With Hiv

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we want children! how safe is sperm washing? (HIV AND PREGNANCY, 2011)

My name is andy, i am hiv 1 positive with cd4 count of about 700 because my cd4 is high i have not started taking my drugs,my wife is negative,we want to start having children,my question is how safe is sperm wash because i don't want to infect...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Andy.Working closely with an HIV specialist and an HIV-knowledgable obstetrician, serodiscordant couples can reduce the risk of HIV transmission almost to zero. I'll post some recent information below plus see the link for additional... Read more »

Sperm washing in regular fertility centers

Hi,I'm hiv- and my husband is hiv+ .He has no symptoms and he is not taking any medications (... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

NICE Guideline on Fertility Treatment Proposes Alternatives to Sperm Washing

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) are updating their fertility recommendations (last guidance was 2004). The 2012 draft includes a section on viral transmission with the review question: "What is the effectiveness and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Step-by-Step: Sperm Washing

1. Find a Sensitive Medical Provider See resources at the end. Ask members of your support system, such as other people living with HIV and your medical providers. Be aware that your doctor may have to sign a statement verifying that you're in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Committee Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, including artificial insemination and in vitro... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Senate Approves Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

The California Senate recently voted 35-1 to approve a bill (SB 443 ) that would allow HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments, the MediaNews/ Oakland Tribune reports (Geissinger, MediaNews/ Oakland Tribune ,... Read more »
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what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
if anyone has read any of my other post, you will see im new to this. my bf of 2yrs. is +, we recently found out. we are both very scared of what the future holds for us both. before we found this out, we were planning on getting married, having... Read more »

HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if there are any invitro 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 »

Sperm washing in Italy

Posted by Anonymous
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS 8 years ago. He is very healthy and we are trying to get information on Italy for sperm washing so we can have a child of our own. Looking to hear from someone who has gone there and had the procedure done. We are... Read more »

Looking 4 help on having a baby with hiv+ hubby

Posted by Charlie, 5 Replies
Can anyone give me some addvice on having children with my hubby who is positive.
We are living in the UK and have looked into sperm washing but we would have to pay 5,000 for each treatment which we cant aford to do so the only other option for us... Read more »