Angela McGill is a woman living with HIV. She tells her story of discovering she had HIV and going on to have an HIV-free baby with the help of BAPAC (Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center), now known as HIVE. Dr. Deb Cohan explains how it’s possible for women living with HIV to have natural births and not pass HIV on to their babies.
Poppy and Ted, a serodifferent couple (Ted is living with HIV and Poppy isn’t), talk with their provider, Emily Miller, MD, MPH, about their options for having a baby.
Poppy says that her partner is living with HIV, and Dr. Garcia asks her if they can discuss options to keep Poppy safe during pregnancy.
Magic, a man living with HIV, asks Dr. Cori Blum about the risks of having a baby with his HIV negative partner, Annie.
Magic, a man living with HIV, and Annie, his HIV-negative partner, talk with Dr. Cori Blum, a family practice provider, about safer conception. Annie and Magic want to know, “What can we do to make the risks as little as possible?”