Autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the body makes antibodies against one's
own normal body chemicals. The skin and connective tissues (cartilage, bone, tendons)
are most affected but other tissues can be affected, as well, including nerve and
Pregnant women with an autoimmune disease require clinical care by a physician or
other health care professional. Listed in the directory below is some additional information
regarding autoimmune diseases, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE, or Lupus)
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (aPL)