How Does Lupus Affect Pregnancy?

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Lupus is a serious, chronic autoimmune disease that debilitates your body. Fatigue, fever, skin rashes, and joint pains are just a few of the extended range of lupus’s most common symptoms. After being diagnosed with this disease and having to deal with all these symptoms and lupus flares, sometimes it’s very difficult to maintain a regular and normal routine.

Children also may develop lupus. Here are 9 symptoms in kids you should know about.

Adult women are most affected by lupus, but as women mature and start thinking about starting a family how will lupus affect their ability to become mothers? Is it safe for them to get pregnant while living with this chronic disease?

In this video, shared by IntermountainMoms, find out the risks of getting pregnant with lupus, what kind of complications may come up during your gestation time and what recent studies have discovered about the topic.

Here’s more about lupus and pregnancy you should know about.

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