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Fertility and reproduction in a tertiary IBD centre: the Oxford experience

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) commonly affects women during their childbearing years. Published data suggest that observed low fertility rates in IBD are due to voluntary childlessness (VC)1, and quiescent IBD does not confer decreased fertility2. Active IBD at conception is reportedly associated with higher rates of preterm birth, low birth weight and caesarean section3,4. Reproductive choices and outcomes relating to fertility and pregnancy remain important concerns in IBD populations...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjx180.279

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
13th Congress of the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO 2018) Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
supplement_1
Pages:
S173
Host title:
Journal of Crohn's and Colitis
Publication date:
2018-01-16
Acceptance date:
2017-12-22
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ISSN:
1876-4479 and 1873-9946
Source identifiers:
844191
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pubs:844191
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uuid:62416da2-31bf-4593-bc20-ac28f157796a
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pubs:844191
Deposit date:
2018-04-27

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