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At least 75% of babies born to HIV positive mothers will test HIV negative without medical intervention.Studies have shown that for properly nourished HIV positive expectant mothers receiving regular prenatal care, over 90% of their children test negative with no drug therapy.What happens when your child tests positive for HIV?

UN Launches New AIDS Prevention Program “Countdown To Zero

Many of their peers succumbed to unusual infections by their first or second birthdays. They were living on borrowed time, it seemed.  While their friends’ parents visited schools, these kids visited their parents’ graves. When their classmates planned for the future, they often thought about death.

Minority Infants Much More Likely To Have HIV

Ms. Hydeia Broadbent,  born HIV positive  is using her life to stand up and speak out for all those  who are living  extraordinary lives. She has traveled the country educating people of all ages about the dangers of AIDS and how to protect themselves from contracting it. She has been featured in  news all across the country. She has been awarded the MLK Drum Major Award; Humanitarian Spirit Award, American Red Cross; Grandma’s House Award by Centers for Disease Control, Top Ten Female Role Models of the Year; Ms. Foundation, 1999; and the Essence Award, 1999.

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article courtesy of Elev8.com

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