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Unit 2E Stollery Children's Hospital

8440 112 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7

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Sexuality & IBD

Sexuality can be a difficult for subject for anybody to bring up and ask questions about. Often, clinic appointments are focused on disease activity and medication.You may have many questions regarding sexual relationships, pregnancy and how having inflammatory bowel disease will affect your future.  You may not feel comfortable discussing with your parents or health care team. You can always ask us questions about this topic, don’t feel shy. We admit that we sometimes forget to ask!

 

 

Websites that we recommend to hopefully guide some of your questions include:

 

http://www.ccfa.org/assets/pdfs/pregnancyfactsheet.pdf

http://www.ccfa.org/resources/sex-and-ibd.html

http://crohnsandcolitis.org.nz/Sexuality

http://www.guts4life.com/living-with-ibd/ibd-and-you/intimacy