We pride ourselves on having the friendliest
and most welcoming forums for moms and moms to be! Please take a moment
for free so you can be a part of our growing community of mothers.
If you have any problems registering please drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our community is moderated by our moderation team so you won't see spam or offensive messages posted on our forums. Each of our message boards is hosted by JustMommies hosts, whose names are listed at the top each board. We hope you find our message boards friendly, helpful, and fun to be on!
I had noo idea there was a forum for this! I was diagnosed with RA after having an attack that landed me in hospital in October, I also tested positive for Lupus but being a sensitive test as it is, my doctor said it takes months to confirm diagnosis. BUT I found out I was pregnant in November.
My doctors treating me as if I do have Lupus just incase, so i will have extra monitoring in the 2nd trimester etc. I recently had a petichae rash on my arm, quite large and he did a platelet level count (last week) so I'm waiting to hear back on the results.
I'm so glad to see this forum, I feel so alone because I don't know ANYONE who has these conditions (I also have PCOS).
Oh my name is Emma
Emma, girlfriend of Loz, future step-mama to J (16) and K (11), Mama to Jaelah (8), Oliver (6), Mianna (4) and Harper (2), WTTC our 1st together in 2015.
I'm Jen. I also have PCOS and had suspected Lupus for quite a while. I am ANA- though, so we kept pushing for a diagnosis. I have gone from RA to Lupus to Still's Disease back to Lupus and finally I was diagnosed with a genetic disease called Familial Mediterranean Fever, but it got moved to TRaPS.
I'm so glad you're getting extra monitoring.
My Rheum said he feels PCOS is an inflammatory condition so I thought it was interesting to see so many other 'autoimmune' mothers also having PCOS.
I hope you have a wonderful and complication free pregnancy.
Jen + Matt
Parents to Sophie, the Wondergirl Asperger's Syndrome
GERD & Constipation