New research focusing on women with multiple sclerosis who are pregnant is shedding light on how the disease can affect them both during and after pregnancy. Key findings of two studies conducted by Maria Houtchens, MD, and her research team at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital show that women with MS are getting pregnant, although most do not use disease-modifying therapies for a year before and a year after pregnancy. Women with MS also tend to have more complications around the time of pregnancy compared to women without MS. Two-thirds of people with MS are women, and most are young when they get the MS diagnosis. To read this full article