What Women Should Know About Crohn’s Disease

It may heighten the risk of miscarriage

Having active Crohn’s symptoms while pregnant can slightly increase a woman’s chances of a miscarriage. Because the reproductive and digestive system sit so close together, any upset to one can disrupt the other.

But pregnancy may decrease Crohn’s symptoms

Interestingly enough, while Crohn’s poses some challenges for pregnant women, pregnancy has been found to boost the immune system in ways that alleviate some Crohn’s symptoms.
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