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Posted by: mbali | 2007/03/20

want a baby

Hi
Im HIV posistive and want to have a baby with my partner and im scared to tell him that i want to have a baby, he knows about my status. Two years back o had an abortion will this affect my plans and im diabetic what are my chances of concieving.

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Dear Mbali

If the abortion has not caused any damage to the pelvic organs, your chances of conception should be good. I suggest good diabetic control, preconception counselling and if your partner is HIV negative, to go for Intra-uterine insemination (IUI), to prevent transmission. In addition your CD4 count must be high and viral load <100.

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