Thinking about pregnancy? Planning is the key to increasing the likelihood of pregnancy success for women with lupus! Which birth control methods are safest for women with lupus? There are many effective options! The Pregnancy Planning and Management and Birth Control for Women with Lupus handouts can help guide Obstetricians/Gynecologists and Maternal and Fetal Medicine [...]
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Watch a video of Dr. Clowse discussing the key points of planning for pregnancy with lupus produced by The Lupus Foundation of America as part of The Expert Series. Season 2, Episode 9.
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Patients share their experiences and emotions surrounding pregnancy loss and fertility challenges.
Patients discuss medications and morning sickness and other concerns about taking medication while pregnant.
Patients speak honestly about some of the challenges to being a mom with Lupus particularly with a new baby.
Patients share their experiences with, and recommendations for, talking about pregnancy with their providers.
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View handout in Spanish: Planificación del Embarazo Thinking about pregnancy? Careful planning increases the likelihood of pregnancy success for women with lupus. Keeping lupus activity well controlled using pregnancy-compatible medications will decrease the risk for pregnancy loss and preterm delivery. To have the healthiest pregnancy possible, use the checklist with your providers/patients to determine: [...]