08-15-2010, 10:06 AM   #1
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Pregnancy Embolism Risk?


I am 11 weeks pregnant and have UC. I have just read the new Royal College Guidelines on embolism risk in pregnancy (I read too much!), and they state that people with inflammatory disorders including IBD are 'intermediate risk'. But when I asked my midwife yesterday she said that IBD was not on her list of risk factors. It's made me really anxious, and I can't stop worrying about it.

I do know some research has shown that people with IBD are more at risk of embolism generally. So I was just wondering if this issue had come up for any body else during pregnancy?

Thanks so much,

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