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HIV Treatment In Pregnancy

Women and HIV

Women have specific needs and issues related to HIV infection. A Web site dedicated to women's issues that many women find helpful is World.

Having the opportunity to talk with other women living with HIV infection can be an important source of information and support. Organizations that will help connect newly diagnosed women to other women living with HIV infection or support groups for women or new mothers living with HIV include:

  • The Voices of Positive Women (416-324-8703) or Voices of Positive Women
  • In Toronto: The Teresa Group (416-596-7703) or The Teresa Group
  • In Burlington: The Miriam Group (905 681-7157) or email: miriamgp@direct.com
  • In Ottawa: The AIDS Committee of Ottawa (613 238-5014)
  • In London: The AIDS Committee of London (519 434-1601)

For other Canadian locations contact The Canadian AIDS Society (613 230-3580)

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The information on this website is not intended as a substitute for the advice and care of your doctor or other health-care provider. Always consult your doctor if you have any questions about exposures during pregnancy and before you take any medications.

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