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Transmission Of Hiv During Childbirth

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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 .Sister were never tested before. we are very much worried and want to the chance of being infection to the child and the expected life span...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry to hear about your sister's HIV diagnosis. This is indeed a very unfortunate time and tragic way to learn about one's HIV-positive status. Hopefully, as soon Read more »

HIV transmittal

Can you transfer the HIV virus by drooling? Example - one toddler to another toddler? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Receive Tenofovir, Emtricitabine During Childbirth Have Decreased Risk of Developing Drug Resistance, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Single Dose of Childbirth HIV Drug 'Can Be Fatal'

... HIV-positive women given a single dose of nevirapine during labor to prevent mother-to-baby transmission face an increased risk of Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Policies Contribute to Spread of HIV, Childbirth-, Abortion-Related Deaths Among Women, Conference Attendees Say

...countries have made progress toward meeting these goals, other countries have made "little or no progress" in maternal health, HIV/AIDS prevention and education and access to and funding for contraceptives since the Cairo conference ( Kaiser... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique Reports Increased HIV Rate

...Aida Libombo, Mozambique's deputy health minister, reported Wednesday that the HIV infection rate among the nation's adults had risen to nearly 15 percent from 12 percent last year. The ministry reports it is Read more »
Connect With Others

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

Posted by Anonymous
...women. In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's issues in HIV/AIDS. We are now enrolling for our New Chidbirth Education workshop for HIV positive women. There is an affordable... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk. What is HIV? How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

I want to have a baby

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... I am a 19 year old female, who is hiv+ and want a baby. But the only thing is, is how can I get pregnant from my boyfriend who is hiv -. How can I get pregnant without Read more »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of Project Informs HIV/AIDS research and treatment advocacy efforts, including involvement in research and treatment advocacy regarding... Read more »