Pregnancy and lactation during long-term total parenteral nutrition: A case report and literature review

Obstet Med. 2016 Dec;9(4):181-184. doi: 10.1177/1753495X16670761. Epub 2016 Oct 9.


There is a paucity of clinical data regarding the management of pregnancy and lactation in women requiring long-term total parenteral nutrition with complex nutritional needs. This case report and literature review highlights common challenges in care and presents evidence which can guide the obstetrician's approach to care.

Keywords: Crohn’s disease; high-risk pregnancy; total parenteral nutrition.

Publication types

  • Case Reports