Our expert says:
Thanks for confirming our sanity ! Maybe the HIV forum can help, but I'm not sure there are clear rules about how long someone with AIDS lives - its a complex syndrome, and different forms of complications influence the outcome. And with the newer drugs coming available, it takes years to see how they will impact on length and quality of life.
Your sister should have discussed the new pregnancy, if it was planed, with a counsellor, and with you, if she is expecting you to agree to take care of the child if needs be. As you say, some people welcome kids, and some are heart-broken if they can't achieve a pregnancy. But nobody should voluntarily have kids they can't afford to care for properly, or when they can't be sure they're likely to be around while the child grows up, or that there is someone else who will definitely be overjoyed to take on caring for the child. It would be wrong for anyone to "judge" you or comdemn you for not wanting to care for someone else's children.
YOu really need to discuss this with your sister.
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