What Pregnancy’s Like With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

In this metro.co.uk article, four women talk about what pregnancy has been like while suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Certain drug therapies for pregnant women with IBD can have an impact on newborns. Find out more. Nineteen-year-old Shannon Deane from Plymouth, U.K. has ulcerative colitis. Being pregnant with IBD was fine until the birth of her son. Although not related to ulcerative colitis, her son had symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) and needed to be induced at 38 weeks. Thankfully, her 15-month-old son is fine and Shannon explains that looking after a toddler means that she needs to be as healthy as possible, so at the first sign of a f
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