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Can a woman who received kidney transplant get pregnant and have a baby safely?

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Dr. Ralph Layman
Surgery - Transplant
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I ask my patients to wait at least one year after transplant.
We want to follow them closely while pregnant and we like to have a relationship with their OB provider.

In brief: Yes

I ask my patients to wait at least one year after transplant.
We want to follow them closely while pregnant and we like to have a relationship with their OB provider.
Dr. Ralph Layman
Dr. Ralph Layman
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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Absolutely

It is recommended that you wait one year after your kidney transplant before attempting to become pregnant.
After this year, if things are going well then there should be no reason not to precede with family planning. However if there are issues with the transplant, then you may want to wait until these medical issues are resolved as a malfunctioning kidney could be dangerous to you and a child.

In brief: Absolutely

It is recommended that you wait one year after your kidney transplant before attempting to become pregnant.
After this year, if things are going well then there should be no reason not to precede with family planning. However if there are issues with the transplant, then you may want to wait until these medical issues are resolved as a malfunctioning kidney could be dangerous to you and a child.
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Certainly possible

Over 3, 000 women have had babies following kidney transplantation.
Women are advised to wait at least a year after transplantation during which rate of rejection is highest. Consult with nephrologist + high risk maternal fetal specialist. Risks for u & baby r quite high. National transplantation pregnancy registry, located at jefferson medical college, philadelphia. Website :-www.Tju.Edu/ntpr.

In brief: Certainly possible

Over 3, 000 women have had babies following kidney transplantation.
Women are advised to wait at least a year after transplantation during which rate of rejection is highest. Consult with nephrologist + high risk maternal fetal specialist. Risks for u & baby r quite high. National transplantation pregnancy registry, located at jefferson medical college, philadelphia. Website :-www.Tju.Edu/ntpr.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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