IVF, A Blessing For HIV Positive Parents
For HIV positive parents, in vitro fertilisation proves to be a boon in their lives and brings a lot of joy and happiness. For getting this happiness you should visit Dr. Reeta Bakshi, where you will instructed certain guidelines what you should do before going to conceive. Improved techniques of treatment and prior care of the HIV patients in a certain way have caused the decrease in the rate of transmission of disease from parents to the offspring’s. It has decreased to the less than 1 per cent of the rate of transmission. This results increase in the birth rate of the babies by the HIV positive women. In case, if you are also suffering from the HIV, then do not hesitate and visit International Fertility Centre (IFC). Here are some guidelines, which are being provided to the patients of HIV positive in case they want to have their own children. This important piece of information will definitely help you in bringing up your child in this beautiful world safely. This is very much necessary for to have a healthy pregnancy and HIV free baby.
Always take folic acid in the first trimesters as well as before you conceive. It should not be more than 1 mg per day present in vitamins. This diminishes the chances of a defect in the neural tube.
Drugs for recreation, smoking and drinking should be give up while pregnancy. Get vaccination for any types of disease that is having chances of transfer from you to your baby like the German measles.
Go for the test of sexually transmitted disease even if you do not any symptoms of it in you. These symptoms aren’t being easily noticed. However, this can be dangerous for your baby and could be easily getting transferred.
To reduce the chances of transmission, you should take anti HIV drugs during the pregnancy. Even it is also given to the baby in the first six weeks after the birth.
Before planning for pregnancy, do not forget to consult your HIV specialist doctor so that he can ensure that you are ready to conceive and in good health as well as not on any medication that can be harmful to your baby. There are few drugs, which are prohibited during pregnancy but are used for the HIV patients. Even those drugs, which are taken for the hepatitis also, harm the baby, even the male partner is taking it.
Assisted reproduction technologies are the methods, which are developed to make sure that the transmission is decreased. These techniques need the help of doctors, where the sperm is fertilized with the help of them. There are many fertility issues with the HIV positive parents, and they had problems in getting pregnant. Therefore, for that they visit the fertility clinics where the doctors assist them. There are different techniques like the intra-vaginal insemination, intrauterine insemination but the most successful one of them is the in-vitro fertilization.
In-vitro fertilization is done outside the body where the egg productions are stimulated with the help of drugs. After the egg is ready for fertilization, In vitro fertilisation is the treatment method in which the fertilisation of an egg by the sperm takes place outside the female body. It played a major role in making the barren individuals into the fertile parents when the other processes of making infertile into reproductive are failed. In this process, the woman’s ovulation is precisely monitored and ovum is removed and fertilized with the sperm in the medium prepared in the lab.
In vitro simply means carrying out biological experiments outside the organism whereas in vivo means carrying out that process in any living tissue i.e. in an organism. Even you can also opt for the surrogate mother who can carry your baby in her womb and give birth. They are also called the gestational carriers. They carry your baby and give birth. However, it does not mean that you can make any women ready to become the surrogate mother of your child. There are certain legal and medical formalities that you have to undergo before giving surrogacy of your child to someone.
There are a few fertility clinics for considering HIV positive patients due to the complications, which they have to face while delivering the baby. IFC is the fertility clinics whom consider the HIV patients. As you go to any fertility clinic you have to ask them prior that they have any HIV positive patient or not because all fertility clinics not do this. Even the cost factor also matters a lot which keeps on varying with the patient’s severity of the problem in getting pregnant. Every time you visit they will charge the same doctor in case of failure of the previous try for conceiving, same amount.
Therefore, there are many issues regarding the pregnancy of the HIV positive women what she has to face in their lives. However, there is no need to lose hope of having your own child. Adoption is the safest technique that is adopted by the parents who are HIV positive. Why do you have to lose hope of bringing up your own child? The risk factor of transmission is still there but the happiness of giving birth to child cannot be experienced in anything else. There is risk that your child is infected with some neural defects or the HIV disease but small precautions make her safe from this also. What you need to then? You have to take efforts for bringing up your safe and HIV free child in this world.
Never hesitate and shy from your doctor. Before you visit nay clinic for delivering your baby, do not forget to tell them that you are HIV positive. This is not for making them alert that you are HIV positive but to make them an environment favourable for your delivery and safety of your child. In vitro fertilisation has made a big achievement especially in the case of HIV patients. We just need to a bit protective and aware of these technologies to make our world happiest place to live.