Can you fall pregnant if you have endometriosis?

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 14 March 2018

15 mins

Heba Shaheed is a pelvic specialist and physiotherapist. She also has endometriosis and has a baby, so she's well placed to talk about starting a family when you have this disease. She opens up about her own experience, the rocky road to diagnosis, and what women can do if they recieve a diagnosis and are looking to conceieve in the future.

For more from Heba you can check out her website The Pelvic Expert.

Plus Heba has given advice to Kinderling Conversation in the past about understanding and preventing UTIs in children and how to rescue your pelvic floor after giving birth.

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