Published in AIDS Weekly, March 11th, 2002
The standards issued February 13, 2002 by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine said therapies now exist that can greatly reduce the risk of passing HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to the baby.
They do not encourage HIV infected couples to have children and caution that doctors should ensure parents understand their baby could be infected, regardless of what precautions are taken.
Since 1994, the group's ethics guidelines have discouraged fertility treatment if a potential parent has HIV. The...
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