Your fertility goals are an essential consideration when discussing endometriosis treatment options with your doctor. Whether you're pregnant, trying to conceive or you plan to conceive in the future, the University of Chicago Medicine offers treatment options that can relieve your symptoms and support your fertility goals.
Endometriosis & Pregnancy
If you're pregnant, your doctor can help you understand how your diagnosis may affect your pregnancy. Your doctor can also refer you to our maternal-fetal medicine experts at the Family Birth Center, who specialize in managing high-risk conditions, such as endometriosis, in pregnant women.
Trying to Conceive with Endometriosis
Some women may have difficulty getting pregnant as a result of having endometriosis. If you're trying to conceive, your doctor can refer you to UChicago Medicine fertility experts.
Pregnancy After Endometriosis Treatment
If you may consider pregnancy in the future, your doctor will discuss options to manage your symptoms now without affecting your ability to carry a healthy pregnancy after endometriosis treatment.