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

185 comments

  1. Lisa Thorley

    Hi Nthabi,

    Please see Q6 here:

    http://i-base.info/qa/what-are-the-most-asked-questions

    Yes you can have sex without using condoms, this is all the time. You will though need to be on meds.

  2. Nthabi

    Both me and my partner are positive and we are trying to have a baby and we usually have unprotected sex twice a month.is it safe for us to do that or is the anyway we can do it the natural way without making each other sick

  3. Lisa Thorley

    Hi Nontembeko,

    Please see the above post and the following:

    http://i-base.info/guides/pregnancy

  4. Nontembeko

    I’m HIV+ now I want a baby.

  5. Lisa Thorley

    Hi Siyamthanda,

    You being positive won’t be affecting your chances of conceiving. Therefore, you will need to speak to a specialist about this.

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