On the HealthCentral.com Website for RA it states the possible complications with RA. It has some really interesting ones, depressing ones, and then this…
Pregnancy. Women with RA have an increased risk for premature delivery. They are also three times more likely than healthy women to develop hypertension during the last trimester of pregnancy.
I would love to hear from other women with RA that have had children AFTER they were in a stage of severe RA (I was diagnosed at 35 and it is severe but i have not yet had children and have written about this non-decision in the past: Here, Here, and Here among some of them).
I am interested to know what I am in for if I decide to get pregnant. (Not that Jax and I are currently in a place to even discuss it right now – Thanks, Sasha