Menstrual dysfunction has long been a complaint of women with IBD and ostomies. A variety of factors, ranging from malnutrition/malabsorption to certain medication options, can impact menstrual health. Additionally, some women with IBD notice increased IBD symptoms around their menstrual cycle. This fact sheet discusses the various impacts of IBD and/or ostomies on menstruation.

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Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

It is understandable that many women have concerns over pregnancy and IBD – both in how IBD can impact pregnancy and in how pregnancy can impact IBD. These concerns can range from contraception itself to family planning to postpartum complications. This fact sheet contains and overview of pregnancy and breastfeeding with IBD.

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