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My main concern about talking to my partner is explaining how a family is possible any suggestions or facts I need to know to throw out there during the discusion?..  I know it is less of an issue of the mother is positive before the pregnancy but how about a h- mother h+ postive potential father..I have heard some far fetched thereos such as if the H negative woman performed oral on a h+ man it almost acts as a vaccination towards hsv 2 any truth to that?

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