Discussing the latest advances in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
January 6, 2014
Pregnancy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
By Brent Westra
When Sunanda Kane, M.D., sees female patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), she is frequently asked how these conditions may affect pregnancy or the ability to get pregnant. A recent study also investigated this issue and found that there was no decrease in fertility in women with IBD who have not undergone significant abdominal or pelvic surgery.