The Stigma In Healthcare

JaeI do have to say how dismayed I am to see how bad the stigma in healthcare is…I have been at my current job for a very short time. Most of the employees are fine if you are HIV+ and need help…For issues they seem to be okay with; chest pain, trauma etc… But if you are pregnant…LOOK OUT! The opinions FLY! I recently had an experience that I had to educate the doctor and other colleagues that it was okay to be pregnant if you are HIV+. I did tell them that it is always better if the pregnancy is planned, because the outcome can be better, due to medication complications for example. 

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