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sperm washing-hiv discordant couples

Dear Mr. Sowadsky, I can't believe that I have found someone willing to address my concern of sperm washing in the possible elimination of the virus in sperm. I have read all of your articles regarding this and will bookmark this page. My...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...than you may realize. I have personally been surprised how many couples have come to me wishing to learn more about "sperm washing", and artificial insemination, in HIV discordant couples. Through this procedure, the amount of the virus in... 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 Read more »

sperm washing and IVF in Mumbai

Where is IVF for HIV discordant couples done in Mumbai? Read more »
Articles
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, 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 Committee to Debate Bill That Would Allow HIV-Positive Men to Have Sperm Washed, Used for Fertility Treatments

... The California Senate Health Committee on Wednesday is scheduled to debate 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...about $10,000, and medical insurance will probably not cover the cost. It can be very difficult to find a place to have sperm washing done. Having Children if the Woman has HIV Without treatment, up to 35% of pregnant women with HIV can... Read more »
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HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

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

I created a blog for HIV negative spouses

Posted by poprock33, 2 Replies
...I am a HIV negative woman with a positive spouse. We would like to have a baby using the sperm washing technique. I am having a difficult time finding a way to have this procedure done that is financially feasible for us. If you Read more »

what is sperm washing???

Posted by posneg, 3 Replies
...love my boyfriend with every inch of my heart, and still would love to have the happily ever after. i have been seeing sperm washing brought up a little, and was wondering if anyone could clue me in as to where on the east coast this is done, how... Read more »

Having a baby when you are HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 11 Replies
...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 out... Read more »