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Consider using decision aids in your clinic to improve reproductive decision-making and pregnancy knowledge

In a collaborative effort, researchers from University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, and University of New South Wales developed a novel Pregnancy IBD Decision Aid (PIDA), and assessed the impact of PIDA on quality of reproductive decision-making and pregnancy-related knowledge among preconception (PC) and pregnant patients… Read More

COVID impacts pregnancy planning and mental health in pregnant women with IBD

It is important to discuss situational events such as the COVID pandemic with our patients. In an anonymous survey led by Dr. Parul Tandon (IBD fellow, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto), a significant proportion of women with IBD experienced an impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pregnancy planning and… Read More

Active disease early in pregnancy can impact post-neonatal growth

In our prospective cohort study, our clinical research group from University of Alberta and Mount Sinai Hospital/University of Toronto found that active IBD during trimester one is correlated with adverse post-neonatal outcomes, particularly decreased infant weight and height up to 6 months of age. This suggests disease control in… Read More

2022 MCIBD Schedule

August 17, 2022 at 7:00pm EST New IBD therapies and safety in pregnancy, breastfeeding, and infant health Dr. Vivian Huang and Dr. Anne Pham-Huy will be discussing the safety of existing and new IBD medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This event is fully accredited for RCPSC Section 1 and 3 credits… Read More