So, this is another hard post for me to write for you. I know that many of you are struggling right now with multiple miscarriages, infertility issues, and/or birth abnormalities in some of your children. All of these have been linked to autoimmune disease.
The fact is, there have been a number of studies that have shown a link between certain autoimmune diseases and an increased risk of miscarriage and chromosomal abnormalities. According to The Center for Human Reproduction, autoimmune disease can affect fertility and miscarriage risk. This study showed that the autoimmune disease itself can cause genetic abnormalities in the embryo. It is these abnormalities that ultimately lead to the miscarriage. Continue reading “Infertility Linked To Autoimmune Disease”