Winter 2011 ICA Update
This issue puts a special focus on pregnancy and IC.
Art in this issue
In Daddy’s Hands, the
photo of the happy baby on our cover, was shot by professional photographer
Beth Trepper, who has IC. Modanna,
which opens our pregnancy series, is a painting by fine
artist Lou Marek, who
loves someone with IC, his wife Claudia.
Should I or Shouldn’t
I Have a Baby?
Worry less about what might happen with your IC and whether
you’ll pass it on.
Treatment Choices for Pregnancy and Childbirth
Learn what works, what’s safe, and how to put your pregnancy
care team together.
Stay Nourished, Fit,
IC poses extra diet, nutrition, and exercise challenges for
pregnancy. Here’s how to meet them and keep yourself comfortable.
Get Off the Cyclic
Flare Roller Coaster
Many, if not most, IC patients have cyclic flares. Learn how
to keep them at bay.
IC Alternatives: Can
Probiotics Ease Your IC?
IC patients are pro probiotics. We take a look at which ones
may help and why.
Gynecologists who gain IC expertise can give great care,
says Hugh Northcutt, MD. For him, it’s personal.
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Posted May 09, 2011