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What are the effects of mixed connective tissue disease in pregnancy?
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Varies
Connective tissue disorders vary in severity and effect on pregnancy.
The most common effect can be decreased blood flow to the baby which can result in problems raning from poor growth, low fluid to stillbirth. It may also increase your risk of high blood pressure of pregnancy. You should talk to your rheumatologist and OB before getting pregnant to optimize your chances of a healthy pregnancy.

In brief: Varies
Connective tissue disorders vary in severity and effect on pregnancy.
The most common effect can be decreased blood flow to the baby which can result in problems raning from poor growth, low fluid to stillbirth. It may also increase your risk of high blood pressure of pregnancy. You should talk to your rheumatologist and OB before getting pregnant to optimize your chances of a healthy pregnancy.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It could flare
It could flare but each person is different.
It depends on what involvement you have.

In brief: It could flare
It could flare but each person is different.
It depends on what involvement you have.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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