​Are there any psoriasis issues to consider when pregnant?
Psoriasis has no direct link to reproductive problems in men or women; however, there are a number of issues to take into consideration if you have psoriasis and become pregnant. These are: 
  • Certain medications and treatments are not suitable during pregnancy. You should discuss this with your doctor. 
  • Severity of psoriasis symptoms can change when pregnant; symptoms can become better or worse depending on the individual. 
  • Psoriasis is known to flare up with some women after giving birth. 
  • If the location of your psoriasis is on or around the vagina you should discuss this with your obstetrician prior to delivery. 
  • Narrow band ultraviolet phototherapy is a preferred course of because it has no side effects on the fetus.