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expert reaction to a new research paper on MS and childbirth, as published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry (a BMJ specialist journal)

The paper draws conclusions suggesting that giving birth seems to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis.

Dr Susan Kohlhaas, Research Communications Officer at the MS Society, said:

“It is difficult to form any meaningful conclusions from this research given the small size of the study and its flaws, but further studies will hopefully clarify the effects of pregnancy in women with MS.”

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