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Malaysia Eliminates Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Malaysia has been certified by the World Health Organization as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the first country in the Western Pacific Region to achieve this milestone.

By World Health Organization

My Miscarriage: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

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

By Brooke Davidoff

Healthy Women, Babies and Families

Women living with HIV share their experiences with pregnancy. Providers at HIVE talk about women living with HIV having healthy babies.


HIV and Getting Pregnant

Ignorant people may claim otherwise, but HIV doesn't end a woman's chances of becoming a mom. Advances in HIV treatment have greatly lowered the risks that a mother will pass HIV on to her baby. In this overview, The Well Project explains how to safe...

By The Well Project

My Battle to Have a PrEP Baby

One mother describes her experience trying to have a baby with her HIV-positive husband by using PrEP.

By Jessica for HIVE

Having a Healthy Sex Life and Healthy Family

Watch five men living with HIV discuss what it means to have a healthy sex life -- and the possibility of having children. Plus, get providers' tips on care, disclosure and safer conception and birth control.


Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV During Childbirth

Key PointsPregnant women with HIV receive HIV medicines during childbirth (also called labor and delivery) to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.Recommendations on the use of HIV medicines during childbirth consider whether a wo...

By AIDSinfo

Time ... for Another Baby? A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

As she prepares to celebrate her son Myles' fifth birthday -- not long after the fifth anniversary of her HIV diagnosis -- blogger Brooke Davidoff asks, "Are we too old to have Baby Two?"

By Brooke Davidoff

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

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...

By Pamala Ellis, RN, B.S.N., CMC, ACRN for ACRIA and GMHC