You can have a baby, HIV-free! Moms, you can have a 99 percent chance of giving birth to an HIV negative child—if you seek care and go on medication to reduce the virus in your blood. Talk to your doctor (if you’re already on HIV medication, Doc may want to modify your regimen). Dads, if you’re positive, a technique known as “sperm-washing” can remove HIV from semen and make safe conception possible. For more info, contact Bedford Research Foundation at (617) 623-7447 or visit