The Preconception and Pregnancy in IBD clinic in Edmonton, Alberta is open for referral of men and women with IBD who are pre-conception, considering pregnancy, are pregnant, or are post-partum. This is a concurrent care clinic, meaning patients who have gastroenterologists continue to see their gastroenterologists, but they can participate in this clinic and associated research in parallel.
This specialized clinic provides the following clinical consultation services:
- clinical IBD monitoring and management during pre-conception, pregnancy, peri-partum, and post-partum
- education regarding the effects of IBD and medications on fertility, pregnancy, and breastfeeding
- liaison with high risk obstetrics and maternal-fetal medicine at the Royal Alexandra Hospital
- access to an IBD dietician consultation