MS and pregnancy
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
Last edited 06/2022 and last reviewed 06/2022