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  1. Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) (November 2013)

    The Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) aims to achieve federal policies grounded in the reality of women’s lived experiences by applying a gender equity and human rights lens to the HIV epidemic. While most existing literature a ...

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  2. With Child, Without Rights?: Restoring a Pregnant Woman’s Right to Refuse Medical Treatment through the HIV Lens, Michael Ulrich, Yale Journal of Law & Feminism (2012)

    This Yale Journal of Law & Feminism article explores whether a state may compel an HIV positive pregnant woman to undergo treatment that might reduce the chances of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT). The author uses case law surrounding the right to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  3. Becoming a Positive Parent: Reproductive Options for People with HIV, Hadley Leggett, BETA, 2011.

    This article is a useful resource for HIV positive individuals who want to have children. It discusses in detail issues of HIV and fertility, prevention of transmission to partners and infants, and how pregnancy can affect HIV progression. The relationshi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/7/2017 9:38am

  4. In the Manner Prescribed by the State: Potential Challenges to State-Enforced Hospital Limitations on Child Birth Options, Krista Stone-Manista, 16 Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender 469 (May 2010)

    This article discusses whether the state may legally ban a pregnant woman from attempting a VBAC (Vaginal Birth after Cesarean), a procedure that carries a less than one percent risk of catastrophic uterine rupture. Stone-Manista analyzes the implications ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 4:39pm

  5. Lynn Paltrow and Katherine Jack, Pregnant Women, Junk Science, and Zealous Defense, 34 The Champion 30 (May 2010)

    This journal article discusses the politicization and criminalization of reproduction, specifically the criminal prosecutions of drug use by pregnant women. Some of the prosecutions that women have faced include criminal child endangerment, attempted murd ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  6. Antiretroviral Regimens in Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding in Botswana, R.L. Shapiro, M.D., et als., 362 N. Eng. J. Med. 2282-94 (2010)

    This study reports strong evidence of the effectiveness of HIV antiretroviral therapy in substantially reducing the risk of HIV transmission from mother to child when taken by women during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is normally the best way to feed an i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 5:07pm

  7. Safety and Efficacy of Sperm Washing in HIV-1-serodiscordant couples where the Male is Infected: Results from European CREAThE Network, Louis Bujan, et al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): This research examined the safety and effectiveness of assisted reproduction using sperm washing for HIV-1-serodiscordant couples wishing to procreate where the male partner is infecte ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 4:55pm

  8. Assisted Reproduction with Sperm from HIV-Infected Men, A.A. Keissling, et al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): This research is about the Special Program of Assisted Reproduction (SPAR), which started in 1994 as a support group for couples living with incurable, sexually transmitted diseases, s ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 5:03pm

  9. Pregnancy and HIV Disease Progression During the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy, Jennifer H. Tai, et. al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): Before the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), there was no clear effect of pregnancy on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease progression. This has not ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:05pm

  10. Rapid Human Immunodeficiency virus-1 Testing on Labor and Delivery in 17 U.S. Hospitals: The MIRIAD Experience, Denise J. Jamieson, et. al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): The objective of the study was to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and accuracy of rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing during labor. The Mother-Infant Rapid Interv ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:38pm

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