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Expanding Reproductive Health Options For HIV-Affected Individuals: It's Time"

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The ABCs Of Surrogacy

The ABCs Of Surrogacy


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More than 1.1 million people are infected with HIV, and there are about 50,000 new cases each year annually in the United States, according to the CDC. In this episode of "ABCs of Surrogacy," we are pleased to have several experts discussing options now available for HIV-Affected individuals. Shannon Weber, MSW, the coordinator of the Bay Area Perinatal Aids Center (BPAC) at the University of California, San Francisco Division of HIV/AIDS, Department of Medicine and Director of the National Perinatal HIV Hoteline, and Dr. Pat Garcia, MD/MPH, Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal Field Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and whose interest is in HIV and AIDS, will be joined by two HIV+ patients, who will be discussing the barriers they encountered during their quest for fertility services and parenthood. Due to revolutionary technology family building options, parenting is now a viable option for everyone, including those who are HIV+, without any transmission to either baby or carrier of the pregnancy. Don't miss this very informative 1-hour episode on this week's "ABCs of Surrogacy!"

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