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My Miscarriage: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff Img

My Miscarriage: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

Brooke Davidoff shares this deeply personal, graphically descriptive summary of her recent miscarriage.

By Brooke Davidoff
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HIV: Not the Problem

"We want to assure others that it is safe for serodifferent couples to have children," Rev. Henry Calderon Jr. writes.

By Rev. Henry Calderon Jr. for HIVE
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Love and PrEPception

"I never imagined that I would be sitting exactly where I am right now seven months pregnant with a baby boy and engaged to someone who I truly believe is my soulmate," writes Erin.

By Erin for HIVE
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
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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
Rebecca Denison: Founder of WORLD -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining Img

Rebecca Denison: Founder of WORLD -- A Blog Entry by Robert Breining

On Sunday, Oct. 14 at 9 p.m. EST, we spoke with Rebecca Denison, the Founder of WORLD (Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases). WORLD is an Oakland-based information, support and advocacy network for HIV-positive women and their love...

By Robert Breining
_This Positive Life_: An Interview With Shana Cozad Img

This Positive Life: An Interview With Shana Cozad

Listen to Audio (58 min.)Download AudioThis podcast is a part of the series This Positive Life. To subscribe to this series, click here.

HIV Diagnosis Finding Family, Finding Love

In 1993, as a 21-year old new mom, Shana Cozad could not have been...

By Olivia G. Ford
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This Positive Life: An Interview With Esmeralda, Part One

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Losing a Partner to Advanced HIV HIV Tests in Mexico and the U.S. Finding Support -- and Finally Processing Work and Family Life Speaking Out, Helping Others

This article is part one of a two-part interview with Esmeralda ...

By Erika Nelson
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Informed Consent?

A few years ago my friend told me about a woman he knew that did not believe that HIV led to AIDS. She was pregnant at the time and didn't intend to follow the established treatment protocol for herself and later for her newborn child. She did not ev...

By Jennifer Finocchio for Women Alive
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The Toughest Decision I Ever Made

My name is Rebecca, and I am HIV-positive. When I tested positive in 1990, the first thought that came into my head was "Does this mean that I can't have a baby?" I quickly turned my thoughts to other concerns: How long was I likely to live? Had I in...

By Rebecca Denison for San Francisco General Hospital