Inflammatory bowel diseases in pregnancy

Authors: M. Andrášová 1;  A. Pařízek 1;  K. Lukáš 2
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Martan, DrSc. 1;  IV. interní klinika – klinika gastroenterologie a hepatologie 1. LF UK a VFN, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. A. Žák, DrSc. 2
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2020, 85, č. 2 s. 144-148


Objective: To bring actual summary of pre and perinatal care of women with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Design: Review.

Setting: Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, General Faculty Hospital and 1st Faculty of Medicine, Prague.

Methods: Review of articles.

Conclusion: Care of women with inflammatory bowel diseases should be placed in a specialised centre and management of pregnancy should be discussed by a multidisciplinary team included obstetrician, gastroenterologist, surgeon and nutritional specialist. All the possibilities in treatment of these women (except a few of them) are safe during the pregnancy and in the puerperium both for mother and fetus.


inflammatory bowel disease – IBD – pregnancy – biological therapy – Crohn


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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