Crohn's Flare Up after Having a baby

by Jen
(Keswick, Canada)

Wondering if anyone else had a huge flare up post pardum?

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after birth
by: Christal

i am 32 and have 2 children that are 17mo apart. i have had crohns since i was 15yrs old. i had pretty major flares after giving birth to both of my boys :( i started feeling bad about 3wks post postpartum w/ both births.

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by: Anonymous

Yes I would like to chat with you sometimes. I have just had another surgery 4 weeks ago and I am still healing. I will add you to my email addresses if you don't mind. Mine is tinygo@comcast.net

I Kno how you feel.
by: Suzanne

Id my son at 16, hes now 4, healthy and gorgeous... But 2 months after id a flare up, had to be admitted to hosp. It lasted 8 days, it was horrendous ill never forget it. The next was on Jaykes 1st birthday of all the days after that evening id to go into hosp again.. If you need to chat, Suzzanne2138@yahoo.ie

flare up after delivery
by: Cindy

I have had Crohn's for 26 yrs. First diagnosed after having my first child. I just kept losing weight, pooping blood and went to several doctors before I found one who sent me to a gastro who put me in the hospital for a month, did biopsy etc. and made the diagnosis. When I found out I was pregnant the second time I stopped my maintainance drug for the whole pregnancy and I stayed in remmission through the pregnancy. It didn't hit me with my second delivery until my son was approximately 9 months old- the doctors thought I wasn't going to have a recurrence because they said it usually comes back approximated 3-6 months after delivery. But it did.

fish oil for crohns disease
by: bec

HI HOPE I CAN HELP I WAS FIRST DIAGNOSED WITH CROHNS AT 14 AND HAD MAJOR SURGERY I AM NOW 33 WITH 3 KIDS I FELT GREAT WHEN PREGNENT 2 BIRTHS WERE FINE BUT HAD FLAIR UP AFTER 3rd BUT DEPENDING ON HOW YOUR CROHNS IS U SHOULD B OK MIND U I WAS ON A LOW DOSE OF STEROIDS WHEN PREGNANT YOUR MIND IS YOUR WORST ENIMY 2 IF NEED CHAT

fish oil for crohns disease
by: bec

HI HOPE I CAN HELP I WAS FIRST DIAGNOSED WITH CROHNS AT 14 AND HAD MAJOR SURGERY I AM NOW 33 WITH 3 KIDS I FELT GREAT WHEN PREGNENT 2 BIRTHS WERE FINE BUT HAD FLAIR UP AFTER 3rd BUT DEPENDING ON HOW YOUR CROHNS IS U SHOULD B OK MIND U I WAS ON A LOW DOSE OF STEROIDS WHEN PREGNANT YOUR MIND IS YOUR WORST ENIMY 2 IF NEED CHAT

Crohns after pregnancy.
by: Mandy

Hi Jen, My Crohns flared up hugely after my son was boy. Everytime I breast feed him and my uterus would contract I needed to run off to the toilet. Whilst pregnant I was on no medication and the Crohns seemed to be at bay, needless to say breast feeding didnt last very long as my poor screaming son had to wait along time for feeds while I was running back and forth to the toilet.

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