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Posted by: James | 2010-04-29

HIV+ Wife wants a child

My wife is HIV+ and I''''m HIV-, we wanna have a child, so is it possible and will the child not get infected? where can we get more info? i would appreciate if i can get the contacts of the doctor i can speak to. How will she get pregnant?
We are in JHB.

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She can get pregnant via artificial insemination. There is a risk of the child being affected but with antiretroviral drugs, this risk is much less. She should see a gynaecologist to discuss these options further.

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