In women with endometriosis, there are certain risks associated with pregnancy. Early in pregnancy, there is a greater risk of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy than in the general population. On the other hand, in later stages of pregnancy, there is a risk of premature delivery and the mother developing preeclampsia.
Pregnancy complications due to endometriosis
By Blanca Paraíso MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), Manuel Aparicio Caballero MD, MSc (gynecologist), Mark P. Trolice MD, FACOG, FACS, FACE (reproductive endocrinologist), Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 03/02/2020