Posts Tagged ‘Parenting with RA’

  • Planning Pregnancy with Rheumatoid Arthritis / Disease

    How Rheumatoid Disease affects pregnancy planning Pregnancy planning is a common challenge for people diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Concerns include infertility, disease activity, pain control, and possible disability, which can interfere with caring for a child. Valuable resources include clinical studies and other publications, and the practical stories of other patients. While there is no […]

  • Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Tips for Parents

    At a friend’s baby shower, I was asked to write my most personal parenting advice in two sentences. First, I said, “There will be so many times that you will have to say no; so never say no without a reason.” Second, “Try to give the child what he needs, whether or not that’s always […]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Pregnancy

    I’ve received many letters and requests for a post about Rheumatoid Arthritis and pregnancy. Here it is – our long-awaited first post on RA and pregnancy.  I look forward to hearing many of your experiences which will be helpful to others as they look for answers in the months to come. The decisions of Rheumatoid […]