Fertility Methods for HIV-Positive Couples

As the life expectancy of HIV-positive individuals continues to increase, providers need to ensure to have discussions around reproduction interests with patients. The researchers in this article looked at methods of fertility awareness that could help HIV-positive and/or HIV-serodiscordant couples safely conceive through timed intercourse. A combination of methods - both focused on fertility awareness and risk reduction should be used to help partners conceive if desired.


Liao C, Wahab M, Anderson J, Coleman JS. Reclaiming fertility awareness methods to inform timed intercourse for HIV serodiscordant couples attempting to conceive. J Int AIDS Soc. 2015 Jan 9;18:19477.



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