Everyday challenges of MS
If you’ve been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), you face everyday challenges. Depending on which nerve signals your MS has disrupted, you may experience numbness, stiffness, muscle spasms, dizziness, emotional changes, and difficulty focusing and organizing.
But what about the not-so-obvious ways in which MS may affect your life? For example, can or should you have a baby?
Here are some factors to consider.
- How will pregnancy affect my fatigue levels?
- Can I take MS medicines while pregnant and breastfeeding?
- What if my MS relapses?
- Will anesthesia during delivery adversely affect me?
- What are the chances of passing MS on to my child?
You may wish to download the brochure “Pregnancy, Delivery, and the Postpartum Period” from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to share with your doctors.