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Can my inflammatory bowel disease harm the fetus?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Indirectly.
If the mother is feeling/feeding well the the pregnancy should be fine.
When the mother is sick and/or cannot tolerate a balanced diet, then vitamin deficiencies and preterm labor or fetal growth restriction can occur. Women in remission periconceptionally have the best chance for optimal perinatal outcomes.

In brief: Indirectly.
If the mother is feeling/feeding well the the pregnancy should be fine.
When the mother is sick and/or cannot tolerate a balanced diet, then vitamin deficiencies and preterm labor or fetal growth restriction can occur. Women in remission periconceptionally have the best chance for optimal perinatal outcomes.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Possibly
Ibd can have an effect on overall nutrition and thus have an impact on both pregnancy and fetal growth.
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In brief: Possibly
Ibd can have an effect on overall nutrition and thus have an impact on both pregnancy and fetal growth.
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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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