AGA launches patient education platform for IBD, pregnancy concerns: 3 notes

The American Gastroenterological Association has expanded its Patient INFO Center with a resource guide on inflammatory bowel disease and pregnancy.

Here's what you need to know:

1. The guide is geared towards IBD patients who are either pregnant or looking to conceive.

2. It answers frequently asked patient questions, like " How do I get treated if I have a flare during pregnancy?" and "Can I breastfeed on medication?"

3. The guide was written with Sunanda V. Kane, MD, a gastroenterologist at the Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic.

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