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.
Brooke Davidoff shares this deeply personal, graphically descriptive summary of her recent miscarriage.
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...
One mother describes her experience trying to have a baby with her HIV-positive husband by using PrEP.
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.
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...
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?"
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.
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...
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.