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Should HIV positive women be allowed to have children?

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Dr. Subir Mitra
Pediatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes. They have a right to have children like anyone else.
As long as she sees a high risk OB and manages her HIV prenatally and during the immediate postpartum period, the risk for HIV transmission can be very very small.

In brief: Yes

Yes. They have a right to have children like anyone else.
As long as she sees a high risk OB and manages her HIV prenatally and during the immediate postpartum period, the risk for HIV transmission can be very very small.
Dr. Subir Mitra
Dr. Subir Mitra
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David Escobar
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: They Are Allowed

Hiv-positive women can have children, and quite safely.
There are medications and treatment plans that women can establish with their doctors to prevent transmission of the HIV virus to their babies.

In brief: They Are Allowed

Hiv-positive women can have children, and quite safely.
There are medications and treatment plans that women can establish with their doctors to prevent transmission of the HIV virus to their babies.
David Escobar
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