Pregnancy and UCTD?

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Mish0609
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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 10/6/2009 9:40 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Everyone
 
Has anyone got any advice on pregnancy and UCTD?
 
My Husband and I are going to try for a baby next year and I want to get my body in best shape before hand.
 
Has anyone been pregnant with UCTD - what was your experience?
 
Thanks
Mish0609
 
UDCT ,Raynaud's,iron deficientcy anemia, low white blood

AlwaysRosie
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   Posted 10/8/2009 6:53 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Mish,

I don't have any specific info about UCTD and pregnancy, but I did a search in the forums (search bar is at the upper Right of the page) and here are the results. I didn't review the results, but there *might* be something helpful there.

Search: UCTD pregnancy www.healingwell.com/sitesearch.aspx?cx=010904608862850737972%3Abe-6h9dblc4&q=uctd+pregnancy&sa.x=0&sa.y=0&sa=Search&cof=FORID%3A9#1129

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BumbleBee1
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   Posted 10/8/2009 9:41 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Mish

UCTD is a term for connective tissue disease very like lupus that has no specific for lupus or any other specific CTD.
Many people can be diagnosed with lupus instead, it just depends on the doctor's preference. So pregnancy with a UCTD diagnosis is just the same as pregnancy with lupus.
You should discuss with your rheumy to see if he has any special concerns in your particular case and plan medication options and so on. Also a high risk ob gyny would be the norm, even if it turns out to be unnecessary. UCTD might worsen or might improve or might stay the same during pregnancy.
You should start thinking about preconception supplements such as folic acid. :) Take medical advice on supplements though


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