The link between endometriosis and infertility is significant. One third to one half women with endometriosis face fertility issues. Your age, health and how severe the endometriosis is, determines your chances of getting pregnant and carrying the baby to term. Treatment may not be required in women with mild to moderate endometriosis to get pregnant. Some doctors advise women not to wait too long to have a baby as the condition may get worse with time.
Some women experience symptomatic relief when they get pregnant while some may experience worsening of symptoms.
Pregnant women with endometriosis pose a high risk of developing pregnancy and delivery related complications which might include the following:
To prevent extreme consequences, it is imperative that the pregnant woman is constantly monitored by her gynecologist throughout the pregnancy for early detection and management of possible complications.
Also read: What Are The Symptoms Of Endometriosis?
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