Education helps IBD patients with reproductive decisions

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are likely to dramatically improve their decision-making about pregnancy if they attend a single group education session.

These are the findings of an Australian study among 150 patients who were assessed before and after attending a session.

Before the session 65% recorded poor knowledge, with many believing pregnant women should not take IBD medication.

Only 2% displayed poor knowledge after the session, with the biggest