The second European evidenced-based consensus on reproduction and pregnancy in inflammatory bowel disease

European Crohn's and Colitis Organization (ECCO)

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Abstract

Trying to conceive and being pregnant is an emotional period for those involved. In the majority of patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease, maintenance therapy is required during pregnancy to control the disease, and disease control might necessitate introduction of new drugs during a vulnerable period. In this updated consensus on the reproduction and pregnancy in inflammatory bowel disease reproductive issues including fertility, the safety of drugs during pregnancy and lactation are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-124
Number of pages18
JournalJournal of Crohn's and Colitis
Volume9
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Crohn's disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Lactation
  • Pregnancy
  • Reproduction
  • Ulcerative colitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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