Reproductive decisions for women with HIV: motherhood's role in envisioning a future.

@article{Barnes2009ReproductiveDF,
  title={Reproductive decisions for women with HIV: motherhood's role in envisioning a future.},
  author={Donna B. Barnes and Sheigla Murphy},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={481-91}
}
Cultural influences might exert more influence on HIV-positive women's reproductive choices than HIV-related conditions. In this article we report on grounded theory research on how women with HIV made reproductive decisions during a time of transition from HIV as potentially fatal to mothers and newborns to its current status as an often controllable chronic illness. Eighty HIV-positive women of childbearing age in three United States cities were interviewed, and the interviews were analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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