Pregnancy and Other Medical Conditions
If you have diabetes, asthma, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), or other medical conditions, you may have questions about how pregnancy will affect your health. Will your symptoms improve, worsen, or stay the same? You may also have questions about whether it is safe to take the same medications you took before getting pregnant.
Making matters even more confusing is the fact that pregnancy affects each woman differently, so it can be hard to predict what kind of impact the pregnancy will have on your condition -- and vice versa. The important thing is to have good communication with your healthcare provider. He or she can answer your questions, review your medications, and provide special monitoring if necessary.
The following eMedTV articles take an in-depth look at pregnancy and other medical conditions: