Category Archives: pregnancy

  1. Via IPS Kenya: “More Men Preventing HIV Transmission to their Unborn Children”

    From IPS, by Isaiah Esipisu Pastor Joseph Muhembeli and his wife, Beatrice, queue at the Vihiga health centre with their six-month-old daughter for their prevention of mother-to-child treatment (PMTCT). But before long, as per the clinic’s policy, the couple are whisked to the front of the line – all because Muhembeli has accompanied his wife for the Read More >>

    HIV transmission, Kenya, men, pregnancy, Women's Health
  2. Rights groups criticise Uganda’s new AIDS bill

    via AFP, by AFP Staff “What are we going to do with all these people we forcibly test? We don’t have the resources to support them. People could run away from their doctors, or their homes. You could have suicides.”-  Robert Ochai The new bill, tabled in Uganda’s parliament on Wednesday, makes testing mandatory for pregnant women Read More >>

    Africa, disclosure, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS policy, pregnancy, Uganda
  3. Sexual Desire, Satisfaction Don’t Diminish During Pregnancy

    Study found first, second trimesters don’t mean lowered interest for most women via Business Week, by Amanda Gardner Excerpt: About half of the women in the survey said their sexual satisfaction remained the same throughout the pregnancy while a lesser proportion — 27.7 percent — said it declined. Sexual desire was the same in 38.8 percent and Read More >>

    anal sex, pregnancy, sexual behavior, women
  4. India needs new prevention technologies for HIV, other STIs and unwanted pregnancies

    via Elites TV, by Citizen News Service “India needs the [new prevention] technologies for meeting all the three important [sexual and reproductive health] needs of an individual as well as for the country – i.e. prevention of unwanted pregnancies, prevention of non-HIV sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as well as HIV” said the Dr Badri N Saxena, President-elect Read More >>

    Dr. Badri Saxena, India, pregnancy, rectal microbicide, research, vaginal microbicide