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


Information on this website is provided by treatment advocates and offered as a guide only. Decisions about your treatment should always be taken in consultation with your doctor.

163 comments

  1. Lisa Thorley

    Hi Molebogeng

    ARV’s don’t interfere with a woman’s fertility. Therefore, you being positive isn’t an issue when it comes to trying to get pregnant.

    If you’re having problems with conceiving, you should speak to your doctor about this.

  2. Molebogeng

    I’m HIV positive so I want to know what are my chance of getting pregnant, I’m taking my medicine.

  3. Lisa Thorley

    Hi Dimakatso,

    HIV doesn’t affect a woman’s chances of getting pregnant. Therefore, you can have as many children as you choose to have.

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