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Breastfeeding With an Undetectable Viral Load: What Do We Know?

Why an undetectable does not equal untransmittable in the case of breastfeeding, but why women should be supported to make an informed choice anyway.

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Breastfeeding in the Era of HIV Undetectable Equals Untransmittable

"Breastfeeding is a natural, shameless way of feeding babies, and women living with HIV like me now have the opportunity to experience that privilege," explains Tuysihime Claire Gasamagera.

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Is The White Liquid From Me Or Him?

Me and my boyfriend had sex yesterday. He used a condom and put it on properly and everything was well until he pulled out and we noticed white liquide on the top of the condom as well as on his pubic area. Im not able to tell if i had an orgasm or n...

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'Thinking About Having a Baby': HIVE's Safer Conception Series

HIVE's suite of brochures for women, men and transgender people support those living with and affected by HIV in attaining their reproductive goals.

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Personal Stories

HIV: Not the Problem

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

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Basic Questions and Answers About STDs During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, you can become infected with the same sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as women who are not pregnant. Pregnant women should ask their doctors about getting tested for STDs, since some doctors do not routinely perform these te...

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Foster Care/Adoption Questions

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We were told that we were not able to adopt because of my husband's HIV status. We even inquired about a baby with HIV infection needing a home, foster care, or adoption. Again, we were told no. Do you know of any good resources that I migh...

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Getting Pregnant With Partner Off Meds?

I am a lady aged 37 and my husband is living with hiv since 2000 and I am negative. He is on medication but because of his job he sometimes default for months. Like now his cards are showing he last took meds in Feb and we are in Aug. I have read a l...

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PrEP Safe For Pregnancy?

Hi Doctor, I know that PreP has been shown in some studies to protect people from contracting HIV but so far we do not know if this pill has added benefits when the partner is already on antiretroviral and that they are undetectable. Based on the inf...

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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.