Pregnant women with inflammatory bowel disease were more likely to have a cesarean delivery and experience certain adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to study findings published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.

Parul Tandon, DO, gastroenterology fellow at the University of Toronto, told Healio Primary Care that among pregnant women with IBD, “the risk of gestational diabetes and preterm prelabor rupture of membranes appears to be increased whereas the incidence of placental diseases remains low.”

Tandon and colleagues conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis

Full Article: https://www.healio.com/primary-care/gastroenterology/news/online/30e8580b-cebf-4fed-986e-e3a59f3877d7/ibd-associated-with-gestational-diabetes-other-poor-pregnancy-outcomes