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What To Say To A Parent That Asks You About Talking About Hiv And Aids To A Child

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...began vomiting and was turning pale. The next morning, Eliza Jane Scovill was pronounced dead at Van Nuys Hospital. The grief of parents who have lost a child is enormous, whatever the cause, whatever the history. This does not, however, make it... Read more »

talking to child about HIV/AIDS

What are some guidelines and resources for mothers w/ HIV/AIDS to talk to their child about living w/ a parent w/ the disease?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...The National Center for Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center (http://www.womenchildrenhiv.org) is an excellent resource for families living with HIV and has materials that specifically discuss issues around disclosure Read more »

A CURE OF HIV/AIDS

Dr Bob,I know my Title of the Question would make many worried people's miss an Heart Beat just by reading that headline.Dr.Bob,I saw this report in Google video and was dumb founded to hear the statements made by Dr.Robert Beck.And my immediate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...began vomiting and was turning pale. The next morning, Eliza Jane Scovill was pronounced dead at Van Nuys Hospital. The grief of parents who have lost a child is enormous, whatever the cause, whatever the history. This does not, however, make it... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and providing training of trainers. A total of 63 external agencies participated, including 37 NGOs under the United Nations Children's Fund HIV/AIDS Prevention Project and four NGOs under the United Nations Population Fund, along with World... Read more »
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The Body

Former Pop Star Sherri Lewis Talks About Living With HIV - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women

...the protector. I wanted to help that way. I was very frightened. Sherri as a child on Romper Room , which was a popular children's TV show in the U.S. First Steps After HIV Diagnosis Let's go back to when you first found out you... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Telling Others You're HIV Positive

...that would interfere with essential job functions. Family Members It can be difficult to decide whether to tell your parents, children, or other relatives that you are HIV-positive. Many people fear that their relatives will be hurt or angry.... Read more »
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

...you healthy. This will allow you tofocus on the things you care about -- including the important people in yourlife like your children, partners, family, and friends. Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner The stigma associated with HIV Active substance abuse ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Just learned my son is HIV positive

Posted by scaredmom, 8 Replies
...positive. I am scared and I think somewhat in shock. What do I do now? How do I help him the most? I would love to hear from other parents. Read more »

Telling the ones you love

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...that are 4. The only person that knows that I am + is my sister. She has been very supportive. I don't know how to tell my children's fathers or my friend. So many people are uneducated when it comes to HIV and I'm afraid to tell anyone else.... Read more »

26 years AIDS survior

Posted by AaronK, 3 Replies
...college... untill one day all the faces i knew dissapeared.... and i was in a place where everyone was adults and not adolencent kids. I recently told my friend in middle school that i was HIV positive and told him like this "F YOU if you think... Read more »

Would Love To have a child

Posted by micah0320, 2 Replies
...I am a 31yo gay black male living in Atlanta, GA. I would love to have a child. Of seven siblings I am the only one without children. If there is a willing HIV+ female (race not important) around the same age that would like to meet and talk... Read more »