Published in Genomics and Genetics Weekly, January 18th, 2008
"Thus pregnancies of women with spina bifida are possible. The literature does not provide any larger cohorts showing the evidence-based obstetrical management of such pregnancies. We present five pregnancies in four women out of 180 patients of our spina bifida outpatient clinic. Only one of five pregnancies did not come to term and none of the five fetuses had a neural tube defect (appropriate folic acid prophylaxis was only taken in 3 pregnancies). The two...
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