Women's Reproductive Health and IBD
August 19, 2009•14 min
Host: Jay Goldstein, MD
Guest: Maria T. Abreu, MD
Dr. Maria Abreu, professor of medicine and chief of the division of gastroenterology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, joins host Dr. Jay Goldstein to discuss inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, and women's reproductive health.&nbsp;Does inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, affect female fertility? What influence does IBD have on the course of pregnancy, and how does pregnancy, in turn, affect the natural history of IBD? Which medicines used to treat IBD are safe to use during pregnancy, and for new mothers who are nursing? Tune in to hear a discussion of these questions and more.