Pregnancy and inflammatory bowel disease

Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2009 Dec;38(4):629-49. doi: 10.1016/j.gtc.2009.07.006.


This review covers important questions that arise for physicians caring for women with inflammatory bowel disease. Fertility, pregnancy outcomes and the safety of medications in pregnancy and lactation are discussed.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Colitis, Ulcerative / drug therapy
  • Crohn Disease / drug therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / drug therapy*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications*
  • Pregnancy Outcome*