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Two Perspectives on Fibromyalgia and Motherhood – the Doctor and the Mother

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www.ProHealth.com • March 24, 2010


The experienced FM specialist offers insights, probabilities, and advice, while the mother talks about personal hurdles she faced - beginning with the search for a doctor at least willing to believe in her pain.

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An Experienced Doctor’s Insights on Motherhood and Fibromyalgia

Few physicians grasp the issues involved in fibromyalgia pregnancy. But Dr. Mark Pellegrino, MD, can offer the insights of experience gained managing many FM moms (and dads). An eminent fibromyalgia specialist and FM patient himself, he has seen more than 20,000 patients in his practice at the Ohio Rehab Center

“A frequent question is whether or not a woman should consider getting pregnant if she has fibromyalgia,” he begins. “From a medical perspective, there is no contraindication or unusual medical risk involved with fibromyalgia and pregnancy.”

But “Another concern is whether or not the pregnancy will cause a significant flare-up for the pregnant woman, or perhaps aggravate the condition to a more severe level that persists after the pregnancy,” Dr. Pellegrino adds. In this regard he lays out the factors to be considered and what might be expected before, during and after pregnancy, from medication usage to pain & sleep management. Read more    

The Story of One Fibromyalgia Patient’s 'Journey to Motherhood'

“You may find, as I did, that pregnancy can actually make you feel better for the duration,” wrote Gina Hutter, a fibromyalgia patient and now the mother of two. Following is her account of the ups and downs of her first pregnancy – struggling to find physicians able to answer questions about how pregnancy would affect her and the baby, or at least willing to believe in her fibro pain.

“Though my probable pregnancy was no surprise,” she begins, “the struggle I soon found myself in was, as I tried to find out what to expect or look out for, given my fibromyalgia.”  Read more




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