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HIV and Baby Makes Three Busts Pregnancy Myths With True Life Stories

    Heather Boerner
    Heather Boerner
    "I understood as a health writer that HIV had changed, that there were effective treatments now. But I think in the popular consciousness -- and my consciousness -- unprotected sex was a death sentence. You know: Always use a condom. ... That's the public health message that we all get. So when they told me this, I was completely stunned, and excited."
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    HIV and Baby Makes Three
    "What I really want is for people to see that the experiences of these couples are the same as most couples trying to get pregnant and having some sort of challenge."
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    "Treatment as prevention is a good, in and of itself, but it makes stuff like this possible. This is one of the meanings of treatment as prevention to me -- this ability to have children."
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    Mathew Rodriguez

    Mathew Rodriguez

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    Mathew Rodriguez is the associate editor of TheBody/TheBodyPro.