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Submitted on : Jul 29, 2014
It's been a while. Lots has happened! And I'm just about to embark on a 3 week working holiday road trip and then a stay at KPS Trebullom so thought it's time to catch up and share. It's all good in...
Submitted on : Jul 22, 2014
Being HIV+ is one thing, doing it as a single hetero female is quite another. I find myself alone, wondering if I will ever find that compatible, understanding human being who is either a saint or...
Submitted on : Apr 23, 2014
Wow that time again? Another blog and I am enjoying the chance to reflect and share. Thank you AGLM. I felt fabulous when I received feedback and comments when my blog reached publication. Such a...
Submitted on : Mar 9, 2014
As I reflect on World AIDS Day last week, I still marvel at the Stigma attached to HIV/AIDS especially in my own people. ( I stand corrected). A lot of people still associate the illness with...
Submitted on : Dec 9, 2013
My message for World AIDS Day: HIV stops with me! Please, if you know you have the virus, disclose before engaging in sexual relations. Do not put anyone at risk because of selfish reasons, or...
Submitted on : Dec 2, 2013
Sonya posted a new blog Remember One Thing... on A Girl Like Me’s “Voices from our Allies” page: What’s new, you asked? I know it’s been a minute, but I need you to understand that I’ve been on the...
Submitted on : Oct 9, 2013
What's new, you asked? I know it's been a minute, but I need you to understand that I've been on the grind for HIV/AIDS Awareness hardcore still the same. Simply because so much is going on, but yet...
Submitted on : Oct 9, 2013
By Anonymous One year ago I left my country and flew a thousand miles all the way to Washington DC to go to the International AIDS conference. It was an unforgettable experience and one that I will...
Submitted on : Jul 24, 2013
Dear friends, Today we sent out an e-newsletter for Valentine's Day that was in part inspired by stories we read on A Girl Like Me , as well as comments we hear from women living with HIV around the...
Submitted on : Feb 14, 2013

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Unfortunately, it can be difficult to find a friendly health care provider who is knowledgeable about HIV and pregnancy. Some health care providers simply are not aware of the wealth of information about pregnancy planning for their patients living with HIV (HIV+). Perhaps even more challenging, though, are the judgmental attitudes that many health care providers still have.

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