Resources & Forms

Contraception for the HIV-Positive Woman

In this video Dr. Carolyn M. Ross, Family Planning Fellow at Northwestern University, provides an overview of contraception options for women living with HIV.

What Women Need to Know Booklet

Developed by the FXB Center, What Women Need to Know: The HIV Treatment Guidelines for Pregnant Women is a educational booklet written at a US grade 6 reading level that provides information to pregnant women with HIV. The booklet discusses recommended antiretroviral... - Read More

HIV and Women Fact Sheets

A collection of fact sheets on HIV and women including information about prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission during pregnancy, childbirth and after birth.  

Hotline Release of Information

To be used by providers to link their patients to case management and specialty care. Once signed by the patient, the release of information authorizes the Hotline to receive and share information about the patient and exposed infant with identified institutions and... - Read More

Resources for HIV Serodiscordant Couples

HIVE, formerly the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center (BAPAC), features a variety of online resources for HIV serodiscordant couples including information on safer conception options and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Providers of HIV-Related Obstetric and Pediatric Care in Illinois

The 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline partners with medical providers throughout Illinois and neighboring states specializing in the care of HIV-infected pregnant women and their newborns. Our partners include:   CHICAGO Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of... - Read More

HIV Prenatal Class Information

The Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative (PACPI) developed prenatal classes specifically for pregnant women with HIV entitled Making Sense of HIV and Pregnancy. These classes are designed to educate and prepare HIV-positive women for pregnancy, labor and delivery,... - Read More

HIV Prenatal Class Curriculum

Developed by the Pediatric AIDS Chicago Prevention Initiative, Making Sense of HIV and Pregnancy, is a 3-day prenatal class specifically designed for pregnant women with HIV.

Neonatal AZT Instructions

This patient handout, developed by the Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline, is designed to assist mothers in administering neonatal AZT (Zidovudine, Retrovir) to their newborn infants. It includes information on timely dosing and what to do if the infant spits up the medication... - Read More

Support Groups

HIV and pregnancy can be very isolating. It may be helpful to seek out a support group either in person or online. There are professionals that can help pregnant women with HIV talk about their feelings, talk to partners about an HIV diagnosis, discuss safe sex options and ... - Read More