Having a baby can be the most thrilling and rewarding experience of a woman’s life, yet it also can be fraught with fear and uncertainty. This is especially true for women with neuromuscular disease.
This special MDA report takes a look at the issues that arise for expectant mothers with muscle disease and finds that, with proper care and planning, these women are usually — although not always — able to have successful pregnancies and give birth to healthy children.
Included in the full PDF (available for download below), you'll find an extensive examination of the subject from a scientific and medical perspective in the following stories:
Be sure to visit the Quest website to listen to a podcast with neurologist Emma Ciafaloni and obstetrician Eva Pressman.