Archive | Pregnancy with UC

having ulcerative colitis and being pregnant sure is a tough task, here is a collection of stories related to just that from actual UC patients

Thinking about Baby Number 2

Secondly, now that the mild flare has stopped, my husband and I are trying for baby number 2. I got clearance from my Dr at the beginning of October but we’ve waited a while longer until I felt comfortable. I am so excited to give my son a sibling and at the same time terrified […]

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Attention: MOMS!!!

Introduction: Amanda, 31. Diagnosed with colitis in 2011 after a week long hospital stay. Symptoms for about 3 years prior, crescendoing into a maelstrom of blood transfusions and IV drips! Wow! At least the nurses were awesome :) Some more about me: Professional lounger :) If one could be paid to lounge, I would be […]

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Newly Diagnosed and Wanting to get Pregnant

Meet LaNae: I’m a newbie. My symptoms started in Dec 2011. I had a sigmoidoscopy in March 2012 and was diagnosed with UC. Some more about me: I was always a healthy kid. Active, into sports, got my pilots license right out of high school……… haha random. Worked at a hardware store and then became […]

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Pregnant and UC Flare

Pregnant and UC Flare

Meet Brookie G: I’m a 29 year old caucasian female from Minnesota. I’m currently 20 weeks pregnant. I have had IBS symptoms since junior high and spent the majority of my high-school years in the bathroom. How cool was that! But, I managed to keep it a secret from most people. I was diagnosed with […]

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The Scoop On My Poop

The Scoop On My Poop

Introduction: Hello, my name is Alysia and well my life consists of A LOT of Pink, small toys to step on in the middle of the night, and diapers! I am 25 and the mother of two beautiful girls. Sophie is three years old, and Scarlett is eight months old. When I am not changing […]

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Newly Diagnosed And Pregnant!

Newly Diagnosed And Pregnant!

Introduction: Hi I’m Raquel. I’m 30 years old 17 weeks pregnant and finally diagnosed with UC this past Tuesday. Have a great support system but still am very scared. My Symptoms: For the last 4 weeks I have had diarrhea, extreme cramping and spasms, mucus and blood. Losing lots of weight, not good especially pregnant. […]

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Getting Prego with UC/ Lialda

Introduction: Hi Everyone!! My name is Jennifer I’m 29. I have an amazing husband of 5 years. No children yet :( I work as a registered nurse at a very busy hospital. I’m from New Jersey. I was diagnosed with UC when I was 10 years old. I have had this disease for a LONG […]

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)