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Ask the expert: pregnancy and MS

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MS is often diagnosed in women at a time when they’re considering starting a family. Many women, and their partners, will have questions around the impact of MS on pregnancy and vice versa.

To answer some of these questions, we spoke to consultant neurologist, Ruth Dobson who is one of the experts involved in developing pregnancy care guidelines for women with MS.


If you’re thinking about starting a family, it’s best to speak to your neurologist or MS nurse about your DMD options. Often decisions are made on a case-by-case basis depending on your personal preferences around the different DMDs and how active your MS is.

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