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NEWS: Canadian-led new guidelines for the management of IBD in pregnancy.

Reference: The Toronto Consensus Statements for the Management of IBD in Pregnancy
Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26688268

The management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) poses a particular challenge during pregnancy since the health of both the mother and the fetus must be considered. In 2015, Canadian and International specialists reviewed the published literature on the management of IBD in pregnancy, evaluated the evidence and strength of recommendations, and developed the first Canadian-led guidelines for the management of IBD in pregnancy.  Optimal management of IBD prior to, and during pregnancy, is essential in achieving favorable maternal and neonatal outcomes