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Conception and Contraception for HIV-Affected Couples
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Deborah Cohan
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Presenter: Deborah Cohan, MD
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Dr. Cohan presents family planning options and preconception care for couples affected by HIV, focusing on strategies for discordant couples to safely conceive healthy uninfected infants. In doing so, she summarizes information about fertility desires of HIV-infected women and the numbers of unintended pregnancies in the U.S. general population. She also reviews research and highlights key questions about the role of ARVs for preventing transmission between discordant partners seeking to conceive a child.

Presenter: Deborah Cohan, MD

Deborah Cohan, MD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at University of California, San Francisco. She is medical director of Bay Area Perinatal AIDS Center (BAPAC) and Associate Director of the National HIV Perinatal Consultation and Referral Service. She has extensive experience in the gynecologic and prenatal care of HIV-infected women.

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