Introduction to Liz: I’m a 29 year old female, diagnosed in April 2012 while pregnant with my first child, attempting to maintain my full time position in an office 90 minutes away without losing my mind or my baby. Colitis Symptoms Right Now: Horrible cramping and loose stools, only occasional blood after very bad days (hoping it’s hemorrhoids and not UC bleeding anymore).On a good… Read More »Newly Diagnosed with UC, Pregnant, and Overwhelmed
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
Introduction: 24 year old with UC on 6mp, prednisone, asacol, and remicade and just today march 8, 2012 found out that I am PREGNANT. Worried some about being on the 6mp Pregnant While Taking 6-MP A little about my Ulcerative Colitis background….. Hello my name is Kelli and I have had UC for going on 11 years now (I’ve been on asacol the entire time),… Read More »24 Year Old with UC on 6mp – YESTERDAY Just Found Out I’m Pregnant!
Introduction: My name is Ashley, I’m 26 years old and live in Canada. I was diagnosed with UC in December 2010 while pregnant with my first child. Colitis Symptoms: Currently in a flare up with: Bloody diarrhea 10x/day Cramping Nausea Loss of appetite Struggling to Get Healthy: It all started in September 2010 when I noticed blood and mucus in my poop. I saw my… Read More »Struggling to Get Healthy
Introduction to Victoria: 24 year old, from England. Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 3 years ago. looks after 2 lovely little daughters whilst boyfriend works away, studying to be a teacher. My Colitis Story: I was diagnosed with UC the day before my 21st birthday, after suffering months of symptoms and having every other possible diagnosis suggested, finally discovered it was colitis after… Read More »Coping with a Colitis Flare Up During Pregnancy
Introduction: I’m the husband of a pregnant girl with UC. Trying SCD with some success, but still having pain and blood even though stools have hardened. please help. My Pregnant Wife’s Ulcerative Colitis I’m pretty desperate here. My wife is 15 weeks pregnant and in what would SEEM to be the tail end of one of her worst flares ever. We think it was brought… Read More »Please Help – Using SCD But Still Have Pain and Blood