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Animation: Optimizing Pregnancy Outcomes with IBD

The prime childbearing years overlap with the peak incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and therefore, concerns about getting pregnant are common among women with IBD. This animation discusses the importance of achieving and maintaining remission prior to and during pregnancy to optimize outcomes for both the mother and child. The animation also describes which IBD medications are safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Optimizing Pregnancy Outcomes with IBD - Slide Show
Optimizing Pregnancy Outcomes with IBD - Slide Show
Slide Show:

Optimizing Pregnancy Outcomes with IBD


This slideshow describes issues females with IBD should consider before getting pregnant. The fertility of patients with IBD and healthy people is compared, and the ways in which IBD may affect a pregnancy are described. The slideshow emphasizes the need to establish remission before becoming pregnant and to maintain remission during pregnancy by using safe medications. Finally, the topic of whether it is safe to breastfeed while taking IBD medications is addressed.
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