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What Are The Chances Your Child Can Be Born Hiv Positive If You Are

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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 as they found out about your sister's HIV diagnosis, an HIV... Read more »

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... Read more »

How can babies born form HIV positive mothers not being infected?

I would like to know how can the babies of HIV positive mothers not to get infected, as long as the... Read more »
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

As Mother's Day Approaches, "None Born Positive" Campaign Puts Spotlight on Resources, Support for HIV-Positive Pregnant Women

Chicago -- Jazz had little hope when she was diagnosed as HIV-positive. She was pregnant, unstably housed and recently separated from the father of her two young children, who still depended on her for care. But after finding stable housing and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Growing Up With HIV: The Stories of Children Born Positive

Illustration by Josh Holinaty . Shortly after the birth of my only child in 1993, I was diagnosed with HIV. Six weeks later, my son received his diagnosis: HIV positive. Those were the dark days of HIV and the prognosis of babies born with the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Infants Born to HIV-Positive Women With Herpes More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Says

Infants born to HIV-positive women diagnosed with genital herpes during pregnancy are more likely to contract HIV, according to a study published in the December 2005 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology , Reuters reports. Katherine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

99 Percent of Children Born to HIV-Positive Mothers in Malaysia Uninfected

Malaysia's Women, Family, and Community Development Minister Daluk Rohani Abdul Karim reported that 99 percent of babies born to HIV-infected women in 2011 were uninfected by the virus. She attributed this to the success of Malaysia's Prevention of... Read more »
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Chances that I am HIV positive?

Posted by Tallscot, 1 Reply
I got a phonecall on thursday night from a woman i met up with for 5 weekends at my house between Feb 2009 and June 2009. She has just found out this week that she is HIV Positive and thinks she got it from her ex-husband either in 2004 or in 2007.... Read more »

Chances of 40 day negative test turning positive

Posted by Athlete23, 1 Reply
Hi , I took an HIV test after 40 days of exposure I tested negative which I believe is 3rd generation ELISA from Quest Diagnostics. Now I did have protected sex vaginal and anal but when I was having vaginal sex I became soft and had some precum in... Read more »

Had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv? Test was negative at 6 weeks? Please help?!

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl 4 or 5 times on July 31st. She confessed 4 days later she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital after she told me and they gave me pep.

I stopped taking the pep on September 9th and went to get a hiv rapid... Read more »

POSITIVE COUPLE SEEKING TO ADOPT A HIV+ CHILD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
MY HUSBAND AND i HAVE BEEN HAPPILY MARRIED FOR OVER 7 YEARS AND WEVE KNOWN OF OUR HIV STATUS THE SAME AMOUNT OF TIME. WE ARE SEEKING TO ADOPT AN HIV POSITIVE CHILD. DOES ANYONE KNOW IF POSITIVE PEOPLE ARE ABLE TO LEAGALLY ADOPT AND IF SO HOW WE... Read more »