pregnancy

Flaring and Pregnant

Intro: 33 years old, married with 1 daughter and baby number two on the way. I’m a pharmacy technician love to eat, love to sleep, and hate ulcerative colitis lol. Some more about Merlina: I love to to cook and bake. Eating is my hobby! Yet I’m still relatively thin lol. I love playing the game uno and I love cheating in monopoly, but I… Read More »Flaring and Pregnant

UC Found During Pregnancy

I’m a female 36 years old. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 7/2002. Married w/ 3 sons. Also have GERD & IBS. Currently in flare-up. Suffering w/stomach problems for the last 25yrs. (H. Pyloria & peptic ulcers)Vegetarian Some more about me: Own business. Published writer. Ordained minister (Hindu). From NYC. Recently relocated to South Jersey. Survived a car accident-totaled new car(90days ago). Recovering from broken… Read More »UC Found During Pregnancy

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 of another massive flare either during pregnancy or post-partum. Does anyone know what the likelihood is approximately of experiencing a flare pp?

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 proctitis in 1999 and with full blown UC in 2002.… Read More »Pregnant and UC Flare