Q and A

Question

How can I get pregnant when I am HIV positive?

Can you please give me information on the right procedure in getting pregnant when you are HIV positive?

Answer

Thank you for your question.

There are different options as regards getting pregnant when you are HIV positive.

The options take into consideration whether your partner is also HIV positive or whether they are HIV negative.

As you have not indicated this in your email, I am sending you our general guide on HIV, pregnancy and women’s health. The guide includes detailed information on the various options available. Please follow this link to this guide to HIV and pregnancy for more information.

Best wishes

207 comments

  1. Roy Trevelion

    Hi Lumka, It’s great that you are planning to have a baby. So here is the page of frequently asked questions about having a baby. Many HIV positive people around the world have had healthy HIV negative babies. There’s more info in the guide to HIV pregnancy and women’s health.

  2. Lumka

    I’m hiv pisitive nd my partner is negative we are planning to have a baby so what can we do?

  3. Lisa Thorley

    Hi Jack,

    Please see the above.

  4. Jack

    Both couples are ART patiants and still want a child..
    Regards
    jack

  5. Roy Trevelion

    Hi Ndiba, It’s great that you’re thinking of having more kids. You can find all the info about this in the guide to HIV pregnancy and women’s health.

  6. Ndiba

    I’m HIV positive and my partner is negative.
    I still want to have more kids as I have 1 child who is turning 14 this year

  7. Roy Trevelion

    Hi Blessings,
    Are you taking HIV treatment (ART)? If you are, and there is only a tiny amount of HIV in your blood test (it’s called undetectable), then it can protect the baby and your partner from HIV. Here’s the guide to HIV Pregnancy and Women’s Health.

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