Outcome of Pregnancy

In quiescent IBD epidemiologic and case controlled studies suggest that birth weight, prematurity, spontaneous abortion and congenital anomalies are no different from the general population. Importantly, active CD prior to conception and/or during the pregnancy may account for adverse events of pre-term delivery or fetal loss. Thus, both delaying pregnancy when the IBD is active and using maintenance therapy during pregnancy are good pieces of advice. However, a Swedish prospective population-based study reports increases in pre-term birth and small gestational size of babies with IBD mothers. Steroid use could be one factor in decreased birth weights.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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