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  • Contraception, conception and pregnancy

    Becoming a parent of a healthy, HIV-negative child is now a very realistic option for many people with HIV. However, you may want to plan when pregnancy...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2
  • HIV and having a baby

    Women living with HIV can have healthy pregnancies and give birth to healthy babies without passing on HIV. Most of the advice for women with HIV is...

    From: Factsheets

    Information level Level 2
  • Having a baby

    Lots of people with HIV have had babies without passing on the infection. To do so, you need some help from your doctor.If you are...

    From: The basics

    Information level Level 1
  • Conception

    All women have the right to make their own choices around fertility, regardless of their HIV status. You should expect and receive the same level of support...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2
  • HIV and your body

    As well as affecting your immune system, HIV may affect your hormonal system. You may experience menstrual changes, especially if you have a low CD4 cell count and/or...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2
  • Life goes on

    In some countries, not everyone who needs HIV treatment can get hold of it. Likewise, in the UK 20 or 30 years ago, effective HIV treatment didn’t...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2
  • HIV treatment, pregnancy and contraception

    When HIV treatment is used during pregnancy, it protects your health as well as playing an important role in preventing HIV being passed on from you to...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2
  • Emergency contraception and unwanted pregnancy

    There may be a time when your normal form of contraception fails – you may forget to take your contraceptive pill or a condom could break –...

    From: Factsheets

    Information level Level 2
  • Options for conception

    For many people with HIV, having a healthy, HIV-negative child is an achievable goal. For women with HIV, effective HIV treatment and care reduce the risk of...

    From: Factsheets

    Information level Level 2
  • Contraception

    Contraception is a way to prevent pregnancy. There are some particular issues for people living with HIV to take into account when choosing a contraceptive method. Becoming...

    From: Factsheets

    Information level Level 2
  • Health monitoring during pregnancy

    If a woman has HIV, it is possible for it to be passed on to her baby during pregnancy or delivery or through breastfeeding. For this reason,...

    From: Booklets

    Information level Level 2

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