Multiple sclerosis and pregnancy

July 22, 2020

Multiple sclerosis (MS) primarily affects women of childbearing age. Data confirming a decrease in disease activity during pregnancy, as well as the effectiveness of disease-modifying therapy have contributed to the fact that more women with MS are considering the possibility of pregnancy. This leads to the fact that neurologists are more often faced with problems associated with the pregnant of patients with MS, including contraception, fertility, relapses during pregnancy and after childbirth, child safety, as well as breastfeeding. The data accumulated to date allow a doctor and a woman patient with MS to make an informed decision.


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