MDTV on Pregnancy and Lupus Pregnancy Planning Family Planning with Lupus
Nine times as many women as men get Lupus, and it’s usually in their childbearing years. Yet, having a baby with Lupus isn’t simple. Watch this MDTV Learning Module (1) to learn more.
Nine times as many women get Lupus as men, and generally are diagnosed during their childbearing years. While Lupus patients can have children, it will take careful planning and support from their rheumatologist and a high-risk obstetrician. As with any autoimmune disease, keeping Lupus managed both before and during pregnancy is critical to achieve the best outcomes.