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MS and pregnancy

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The frequenct of relapses is lower during pregnency but may increase 3-6 months after childbirth. Thereafter the relapse rate returns to normal.

  • pregnancy does not increase the risk of progression of disease
  • fertility is not affected by MS
  • breastfeeding is safe unless the person with MS is taking certain disease-modifying treatments


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