A study lead by Dr. Jill Buyon and Dr. Jane Salmon on lupus pregnancies found that the majority of women with stable lupus had successful pregnancies.
Lupus and Pregnancy and Fertility
Pregnancy is no longer considered an impossibility if you have lupus. Advancing technology and better understanding of the disease and its effects on the body have improved pregnancy outcomes over the last 40 years.
Presenter: Eliza Chakravarty, MD, MS
Presentation date: April 19, 2012
Length: 49 minutes
Data obtained from a large insurance claims database highlights the need for specific education and counseling to pregnant women with lupus as well as close collaboration between the rheumatologist and the obstetrician throughout the pregnancy