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Authors

  1. Baird, Suzanne McMurtry DNP, RN
  2. Dalton, Jennifer MSN, RN

Abstract

Multiple sclerosis is the most common chronic neurologic disability in young adults in their childbearing ages of 20 to 45. The disease affects more women than men, which prompts discussion of pregnancy-related issues in a woman with multiple sclerosis. Preconceptual counseling to discuss the safety of medications in pregnancy, the antepartum period along with what the patient can expect during birth, and the postpartum period will be discussed.