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New York State's Program to Eliminate Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Could Work Around the World Img

New York State's Program to Eliminate Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Could Work Around the World

According to Dr. Stephen W Nicholas of Columbia University, New York's achievements have provided a beacon of hope and a road map that has been successfully tailored to the needs of resource-poor settings throughout the world.

What Preventing HIV in Babies Can Tell Us About Preventing HIV in Adults Img

What Preventing HIV in Babies Can Tell Us About Preventing HIV in Adults

Public health has made mother-to-child HIV transmission rarer than ever. How can we take what we've learned and apply that to adults with HIV?

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.

Slipping Through the Cracks: Why Does Mother-to-Child Transmission Still Happen? Img

Slipping Through the Cracks: Why Does Mother-to-Child Transmission Still Happen?

She had just arrived at Woman's Hospital in Baton Rouge and was already in labor. As I did my screening, she told me her boyfriend was HIV positive, but she had not had an HIV test, received any prenatal care, nor taken any HIV meds to prevent transm...

_HIV and Baby Makes Three_ Busts Pregnancy Myths With True Life Stories Img

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

When Heather Boerner found out that serodiscordant couples could have safe, condomless sex to conceive a child, she knew she had to share these couples' stories.

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?

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."

Toronto Program Focuses on Pregnant HIV-Positive Women

Jay MacGillivray, a midwife who specializes in working with HIV-positive women, and Dr. Mark Yudin, an obstetrician, have developed the Positive Pregnancy Programme at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, Canada. The program attends to HIV-positive wom...

Let's Talk About Having Babies -- Before and After HIV/AIDS Img

Let's Talk About Having Babies -- Before and After HIV/AIDS

What's it like being pregnant and living with HIV? Four HIV-positive moms from different parts of the United States gathered to chat about where they each sought support while pregnant, how they coped with the first uncertain weeks of their infants' ...

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...