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Pregnancy and birth

Many women who have MS are diagnosed in their twenties and thirties, at a time when they may be thinking about starting a family.

Having MS shouldn't stop you from having a baby, but careful planning with family, friends and your doctor becomes more important.

Often, an MS nurse will contact the midwife to ensure appropriate pregnancy care plans are in place.

Read more about pregnancy and MS

  • Getting pregnant
  • Pregnancy and relapses
  • Pregnancy and MS symptoms
  • Medication during pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and giving birth
  • What will happen after I have my baby?
  • Children getting MS

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