Most pregnancies go well for women with stable lupus

11/7/2011 | HealthDay News

Eighty percent of pregnant women with lupus gave birth without experiencing complications, according to a study of 333 women who were monitored from their first trimester until three months after delivery. Risk factors such as increased lupus activity, poor overall health and high levels of antibodies that increase the risk of blood clots were more common in the 20% of women with complications. The findings were presented at an American College of Rheumatology meeting.

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