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Q&A on Dolutegravir Use in Women of Childbearing Age Img

Q&A on Dolutegravir Use in Women of Childbearing Age

Questions and answers on potential risk of neural tube defects in infants born to women who were taking dolutegravir (DTG) at the time of conception.

By World Health Organization
The 21st Century Reproductive Revolution: The Fatherly Desires of HIV-Positive Men Img

The 21st Century Reproductive Revolution: The Fatherly Desires of HIV-Positive Men

"I would have loved to have been a dad someday, but then, I was diagnosed with HIV," is an all-too-common statement shared by men living with HIV, but times are changing, writes Josh Middleton.

By Josh Middleton
How PrEP Helped One HIV-Negative Woman Become a Mother Img

How PrEP Helped One HIV-Negative Woman Become a Mother

Poppy and Ted of San Francisco were ready to become parents -- even though Ted was HIV positive. After many disappointments, Poppy found pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Read about her journey.

By Mathew Rodriguez
Hepatitis C May Multiply More Quickly During Pregnancy Img

Hepatitis C May Multiply More Quickly During Pregnancy

Did you know that a process that protects babies in the womb can also help hepatitis C replicate more quickly?

By Olivia G. Ford
Reaching Undetectable While Pregnant Img

Reaching Undetectable While Pregnant

"I was proud of myself. It was a struggle mentally, emotionally and physically, especially because I was pregnant," Masonia Traylor writes. "But I must say that having an HIV-negative baby was the best result of my undetectable viral load."

By Masonia B. Traylor
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New WHO ART Advice for Pregnant Women -- Three ARVs at Any CD4

A third World Health Organization (WHO) option to treat HIV-positive pregnant women -- and to prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV -- calls for starting triple antiretroviral (ARV) therapy (ART) for all women as soon as they test positi...

By Mark Mascolini for The Black AIDS Institute
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With Help, Minnesota Moms Keep Babies HIV-Free

The number of women with HIV giving birth in Minnesota tripled over the past decade. However, mother-to-child (MTC) HIV infections have been nearly eliminated during the same timeframe, thanks to a collaborative effort by hospitals, obstetricians, an...

By CDC National Prevention Information Network
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Global Strategies for Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Prevention

Women and children account for over half of those living with HIV throughout the world. Despite the growing list of HIV prevention methods (condoms, needle exchange, treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, use of maternal anti-HIV therapy, electi...

By Project Inform
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The $4 Question

Each day, 1,600 infants are infected with HIV. While perinatal transmission has been reduced to only a few hundred cases a year in the US through the use of a lengthy course of AZT, the regimen, which costs $800, is far out of the reach of all but a ...

By ToKasper for Gay Men's Health Crisis
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Perinatal and Postnatal Transmission* of HIV Infection

Contents:

Numbers and Proportions Infants Affected; Populations at Risk Maternal Exposure Categories Recent Trends in Treatment and Transmission Rates Natural History Treatment and Prevention: Treatment of the Woman During Pregnancy and Ot...

By National Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center