How do endocrine system diseases affect pregnancy?

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Some congenital endocrine system diseases, such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia, can cause infertility, making pregnancy impossible. Others, especially those that affect the adrenal and pituitary glands, can make it difficult to maintain pregnancy. Some, like diabetes, can increase your risk of pregnancy complications and congenital illness in your baby.

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