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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...think your choice is wrong. Stigma about HIV can limit the services available to you. This is called discrimination. Stigma and discrimination are often based on fear and can happen when people don't know all the facts about HIV and pregnancy. You may face stigma because you choose to have a child. "In my culture everyone really pressures you to have children." You may face stigma because you choose to not have a child. Whatever you are...
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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of this website.My psychiatrist hooked me up with a paedeatric oncologist - I think that basically means a doctor who deals with children who have cancer. I was taken through the wards and all of a sudden my problems seemed completely... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of this website.My psychiatrist hooked me up with a paedeatric oncologist - I think that basically means a doctor who deals with children who have cancer. I was taken through the wards and all of a sudden my problems seemed completely... Read more »

my husband has hiv can we still start a family?

My husband has hiv is it still possible for us to start a family without there being a risk of me or the baby getting the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of this website. My psychiatrist hooked me up with a paedeatric oncologist - I think that basically means a doctor who deals with children who have cancer. I was taken through the wards and all of a sudden my problems seemed completely... Read more »

Accidental HIV exposure and pregnancy

My wife is a family practice doctor and 9 weeks pregnant. During the delivery for one of her patients, she was exposed to birthing fluids in her eye. They performed an HIV test on the patient and determined she was HIV +ve. My wife now is taking...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...infection from a mucousal/eye exposure is very low (<< 1%). Combivir + Kaletra have been widely used (including by me) during pregnancy and overall has an acceptable safety record (I continue to use that combinations). Though there has been some... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines Expansion of African Mother-to-Child HIV Prevention Programs to Include Fathers, Families

... The Boston Globe on Monday examined how many mother-to-child HIV prevention programs in sub-Saharan Africa are "rapidly expanding" to include testing, treatment and counseling for entire families, Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...many others need diabetes medication, and some need insulin Most common form of diabetes, usually occurring after age 45 Gestational Diabetes Occurs in some women during pregnancy Pre-Diabetes Blood glucose levels are higher than... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms) Re-using and sharing needles (for drug use, piercing, and tattooing) Mother-to-child (during pregnancy, delivery, or from infected breast milk) How Can HIV Be Prevented? One of the most important... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an... Read more »
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Disclosed to Family.

Posted by TheBoyWhoLived, 5 Replies
...disclosed my status to my family. I struggled so long with how to tell them or if I even should tell them. I tried to forget I had HIV by not talking about it or even thinking about it. This was negatively affecting my physical and emotional... Read more »

Need insurance coverage for HIV child adopting

Posted by opinco, 1 Reply
...direction and help. I help place children with special needs for adoption. We have a little girl a family wants to adopt, she is HIV positive from birth, now 8 years old. The family uses private insurance as he is a contractor. They must be... Read more »

Pos/Neg Couple Seeking Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Has anyone have first hand knowledge or experience with spermwashing procudures? Husband pos(undetect)/Wife neg one child neg. Want more additions, any info appreciated Read more »

Family feels it is my own fault for not listening

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hullo welcome everyone aboard this soul train---not one any of us ever wanted to be on, thats for sure. I come from a family that was hugely abusive, migrating North from Mississippi. The abuse was passed from generation to generation. It went... Read more »