Search results

Search results

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Using Human Rights to Protect the Reproductive Rights of HIV-Positive Women in the United States, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    This brief handout provides a succinct guide to using the human rights framework in U.S. advocacy for HIV-positive women's reproductive rights. It describes different sources of international human rights law, their place in U.S. law, and how litigat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/6/2018 5:25pm

  6. Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    Women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or considering becoming pregnant often face judgment and discrimination from the very medical care providers they rely upon to keep them healthy. This brief front-and-back handout provides an outline of the rights o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 5:50pm