Medical Disorders in Pregnancy
Many women have medical conditions when they get pregnant.
Common medical disorders affecting childbearing women include:
SLE, thyroid disorders, athma, epilepsy, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and many more.
The science of medical disorders in pregnancy involves an understanding of the following:
- how the disease affects the pregnancy/baby
- how the treatment affects the pregnancy, baby and breastfeeding
- how the pregnancy affects the disease
The status of the disease control is important when starting a pregnancy.
The medications used may need to be modified before a pregnancy or soon after.
The pregnancy/baby may be affected by the disease or medicines used and need to monitored in a spesific way.
Seek advice before your pregnancy
Seek advise as soon as you get pregnant.