Yes, women do have successful pregnancies and the number
is increasing in best of
hands who carefully monitor the autoimmune disease
during the pregnancy. The complications like flares, premature births, miscarriage, low birth weight etc are better managed today, but yes, the risk always remains. There may be an increased risk of neonatal lupus, but again this is usually self limiting and the baby remain healthy. So, please be in touch with your Obs and Gyn at every step. All the best!