What are the effects of lupus in pregnancy?

See below. Patients with lupus can have healthy pregnancies. However; they can be complicated by preeclampsia, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, low birth weight, intratuterine growth restriction, miscarriage, and premature labor and also gestational diabetes (usually due to meds). The best outcomes occur when the mother's lupus has been clinically inactive for 6 months prior to conception.
Growth. Lupus can cause stunted growth, can lead to high blood pressure, and can lead to medically induced prematurity.