Moms with multiple sclerosis should plan to have extra help when they first bring baby home. Risk is real for relapse, mood changes, more fatigue than moms without MS.
Pregnancy & Childbirth
Find information about medical care before and during pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care.
The methods offered to help you control the gender of your baby are old wives’ tales at best, but it doesn’t hurt to learn what harmful practices you should avoid.
A military couple learns the husband is being deployed. He banks sperm so the woman can continue trying to get pregnant while he’s overseas. Find out how banking sperm can increase fertility options.
There are many common misunderstandings about the causes of male infertility. Here’s your chance to learn what’s real and what’s myth.
Moms with multiple sclerosis don’t have to miss the benefits of breastfeeding, experts say. Just be sure to discuss MS medications with your doctors.
A miscarriage can be devastating, but it’s not necessarily the last word. Despite setbacks, some couples have a baby after trying multiple medical treatments. Learn more about your options.
As with most pregnancies, a vaginal birth is best for women with multiple sclerosis, but there are times a C-section is in order. Fortunately, those with MS don’t have to forego anesthesia.
Couples cope with an emotional roller coaster during infertility treatments. Intrauterine insemination can be an all-consuming process which demands careful timing and tries the patience. Learn more.
MS relapses, though relatively rare, can occur during pregnancy. Check with your doctor for what to watch for and best treatment options.
Birthing centers offer many options and choices. The hospital one 39-year-old woman chose embraced best practices, including 24/7 ob/gyn coverage, kangaroo care, and the Baby-Friendly designation.