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10 Things Women With Ulcerative Colitis Need to Know

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Young woman sick and tired with UC lying on her bed.
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Woman feeling down sitting on her bed in her bathrobe.
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UC can make you feel ‘blah’


Young woman talking to her ob/gyn.
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UC won’t make you infertile


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... But family planning may seem more complicated with UC


Mother and daughter hugging in the park.
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And women with UC are indeed having fewer children


Woman with self-doubt, no confidence.
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UC can affect your confidence


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UC can affect your sex life


Woman having problems with her period.
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Severe UC could affect your period


Young woman talking to her doctor about birth control.
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Talk to your doctor about birth control and UC


Two women pushing babies in strollers and talking.
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Moms with UC need to make time for self-care


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You deserve a full life with UC


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Knowledge is power


Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman

@JackieZimm

Jackie Zimmerman is a multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis patient and the founder of Girls With Guts. Since diagnosis, she has blogged her IBD journey at Blood, Poop, and Tears. Jackie has worked hard to become a strong voice in the patient advocacy community. In her free time (what free time?!) she spends time with her two rescue pups, her husband Adam and plays roller derby. She’s online @JackieZimm.