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What do we know about pregnancy in women with MS?

Being diagnosed with a chronic disease and coming to terms with how it impacts future quality of life is a difficult journey for patients. This is particularly true for MS, as diagnosis often occurs at an age when a person is at the prime of their life and may be considering starting a family.1

Around 75% of people diagnosed with MS are women who may turn to their neurologist for guidance on whether their disease affects fertility, how pregnancy may affect the course of their disease, the heredity of MS, and foetal and paediatric safety concerns when taking treatment.2 It is becoming increasingly apparent, however, that knowledge gaps exist for both peop