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How Does Celiac Disease Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

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Changes to your menstrual cycle might be related to celiac disease


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Does your first period come later if you have celiac disease?


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Unexplained infertility might be related to celiac disease


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People with celiac disease have a shorter fertile window


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Women with celiac may have pregnancy complications


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Why does celiac disease potentially harm a pregnancy?


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Should you act like you have celiac if you have a problem pregnancy?


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Diagnosis is the key


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Test first, ask questions later?


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The bottom line on celiac and fertility


Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

@RobinPregnancy

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and the award-winning pregnancy and parenting author of “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy” and more than 10 other books. Between her nine children, teaching childbirth classes, and attending births for more than two decades, she has built up an impressive and practical knowledge base. You can follow Robin on Twitter @RobinPregnancy, Instagram, and Facebook.