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_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.

The Journey Is the Gift, the Past Is the Gratitude: A Blog Entry by Nina J. Bri Img

The Journey Is the Gift, the Past Is the Gratitude: A Blog Entry by Nina J. Bri

"When I first found out that I was positive, at three months pregnant, I thought "I am going to die; I am going to infect my unborn child and I am going to die."

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."

37 Weeks: Baby Coming in 4 Days! A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake Img

37 Weeks: Baby Coming in 4 Days! A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake

"I am excited, nervous and anxious -- a little bit of everything. When she arrives all of those feelings will go away. I still have some vomiting spells occasionally, and not due to my medication. My baby sometimes likes to be quite picky with my foo...

31 Weeks Pregnant and Climbing: A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake Img

31 Weeks Pregnant and Climbing: A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake

"I did have an ultrasound in the very beginning of December. I finally know what I am having now. We are going to have another little girl!! I am thrilled and just happy I know now instead of wondering what the gender is going to be."

Pregnancy at 23 Weeks! A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake Img

Pregnancy at 23 Weeks! A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake

It has been a little bit since I wrote, but I have a lot to tell. My mysterious absence is due to a couple things. The first is I am moving and have been going back and forth between two states. The transition is a process within itself, so that is o...

That's the Way of the World: A Blog Entry by Reggie Smith Img

That's the Way of the World: A Blog Entry by Reggie Smith

Having something to look forward to, like children, has had a very positive and healing effect on my life. Having HIV should not deprive anyone of having the experience of parenthood.

Expecting Number Four! A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake Img

Expecting Number Four! A Blog Entry by Teniecka Drake

Follow along as blogger Teniecka Drake recounts her fourth pregnancy while living with HIV, and she and her family prepare for the new arrival. "Of course, having gone through this three times previously I should know what to expect, right? Wrong!" s...

Can You Remember: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff Img

Can You Remember: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

"Since pregnancy, HIV or my father's untimely tragic death, my short-term memory is patchy now at best. ... I have talked to a few other HIV-positive women who have had children, and they also have memory issues. Is it just us taking on too much?"...

Happy 1st Birthday Myles! A Crazy Year in Review: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff Img

Happy 1st Birthday Myles! A Crazy Year in Review: A Blog Entry by Brooke Davidoff

"This last year has been crazy, exciting, scary and amazing. Anyone who is thinking about having kids, and lets having HIV be a deterrent, needs to think again," blogger Brooke Davidoff writes. Her son Myles, who is HIV negative, recently turned 1 ye...