Hi I'm bellarf0911 and I'm 30 weeks along. I'm high risk cause I have severe chronic pancreatitis. I've had it since I was 16 yrs old. My husband and I originally wanted to wait a few years before we started having kids but last September my specialists that have been treating me for my chronic pancreatitis said that if my husband and I wanted to have children that now was the time to do it. He said since my pancreas is dying I'll need a transplant within a few years and after the transplant my body wont be able to handle pregnancy. At 19 weeks my OB told me he very strongly recommended I get my tubes tied after I hve my child because my body at current is struggling to function with my current pregnancy. I also just found out I have gestational diabetes so my dr is wanting to put me on bed rest until I have her. I'm lost and confused....I'm scared I'll lose my baby with all the stress going on and attacks I'm having I dont think my body can handle this much longer. I feel like such a pathetic woman not being able to handle this pregnancy and not being able to provide a good and healthy place for my baby to develop....Has anyone ever dealt with severe chronic pancreatitis and being pregnant?View Thread
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