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Offline gianetta

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« on: March 15, 2007, 06:23:15 PM »
I have been HIV positive for almost ten years now and this is the first time I'm logging onto this site.   I am married and have had two children with my HIV pos. husband and both children are both negative.  Any suggestions on how to talk to my children (who are just toddlers right now) about our condition?  Should we wait?  Any HIV positive moms out there willing to offer suggestions? :) 

Offline Longislander

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Re: Hello
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2007, 06:25:26 PM »
Hi Gianetta, welcome to AM~

I have no advice, but those who have will pop up shortly!
Just be prepared to answer questions on getting pregnant with HIV+ hubby!! lol You'll be most welcomed around here~

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5/06   ?? /37000                     8/07 491/55000/24%    9/09 913/U/39%
8/06   349/9500 25%              11/07 515/68000/24     2/10 845/U/38%
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3/07   402/80,000 29%            4/08  485/undet!/27
4/07   507/35,000 25%            7/08 625/UD/34%
                                                 11/08 684/U/36%

Offline aztecan

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Re: Hello
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2007, 06:26:19 PM »
Howdy Gianetta,

Welcome to the forums and our family here. Glad you have joined us.

I don't have any kids, but quite a few of our members do, so I'm sure they'll begin chatting you up very soon.

I look forward to getting to know you better. Pull up a chair and make yourself comfortable.


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Offline gianetta

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Re: Hello
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2007, 06:29:29 PM »
Wow.  Thanks for replying!  We're going to like it here.

Offline Bucko

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Re: Hello
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2007, 06:43:32 PM »
Hey Gianetta-

Again, no kids for me (they don't happen that way), but welcome to the boards.

I'd be very cautious, however, in discussing anything with the kids that they can't process or really comprehend. Don't deny, but don't overexplain, either. This little rule's always worked with my breeding friends  ;D

(Who is always wistful with new members)
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Offline milker

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Re: Hello
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2007, 06:44:59 PM »
Welcome Gianetta and congrats for having two beautiful neg toddlers :)

I'm sure you'll like it here I like you already!

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Offline frenchpat

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Re: Hello
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2007, 07:10:14 PM »
Hi Gianetta,

welcome to this warm (and sometimes weird ::)) extended family.

I cannot offer you advice about kids as I don't have any. I am sure your love for your kids will help you find the answers, and then there are quite a few moms here too.

Again, be welcome

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