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Personal Stories

And Then, I Was a Single HIV-Positive Mother

"You cannot work on something that never existed," Brooke Davidoff writes. "You cannot give a dead marriage CPR and wake up one day to a miracle."

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Incarcerated People

Despite Advances on the Outside, Life for Women With HIV in Prison Remains Risky

The rates of HIV among incarcerated women are higher than those of their non-incarcerated counterparts. In many prisons, information about HIV is scarce and gaps in treatment are common.

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Real Women Don't Look Like Models: What the Latest Paper on Hormonal Contraception and HIV Risk Leaves Out

While there are modeling studies that look at lives saved versus lost because of these contraception methods, advocates are calling far and wide for better choices.

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Personal Stories

Grope, Dope, and HIV

After Sherri Lewis realized that childhood sexual abuse was linked to her drug use and HIV status, real change began. Inspired by the #MeToo movement, Lewis is sharing her story here for the first time.

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Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Woman and HIV-Negative Man (Seroconcordant)

If you are a woman living with HIV and an HIV-negative man seeking information on getting pregnant, these options will help you understand what might be the best for you, and prepare for discussions with your health care provider.

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Viewpoints

Undetectable = Untransmittable Not Widely Known Among People Living With HIV, Panelists Say

A recent webinar hosted by Positive Women's Network gives some information on how being virally supressed impacts sex, reproductive health, and stigma for women.

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Viewpoints

What Young Women Want

Eight young African women interested in HIV prevention research submitted a letter to the National Institutes of Health's Division of AIDS listing what they consider should be HIV prevention research priorities for the next several years.

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News

What Is the Future of the Female Condom?

The company that makes it says it switched the product from over the counter to prescription only because it doesn't sell. Advocates say that's because the company has never promoted it. Who's right?

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HIV Medicines During Pregnancy and Childbirth

Key PointsAll pregnant women with HIV should take HIV medicines to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and to protect their own health.Most HIV medicines are safe to use during pregnancy. In general, HIV medicines don't increase the risk of...

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Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV After Birth

Key PointsFor 4 to 6 weeks after birth, babies born to women with HIV receive an HIV medicine called zidovudine (brand name: Retrovir). The HIV medicine protects the babies from infection with any HIV that passed from mother to child during childbi...