There’s a baby on the way; congratulations! Ahead of you are nine special months in which your body, and emotions, will amaze you daily and bewilder you occasionally. Having arthritis won’t necessarily make pregnancy any different; after all you already know lots about fatigue and funny aches and pains. Your medical team can tell you more, but here are the basics about what to expect in the first, second and third trimesters in relation to pregnancy and arthritis.
Tips for pregnancy by mums from Arthur’s Social
We asked five mums with arthritis, from Arthur’s Social, what advice they would share with newly pregnant women. This is what they told us