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Polymyositis and Pregnancy

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I am 21 years old and this is my first pregnancy. I'm 5 months along and I have been dealing with Polymyositis for 8 years now. I'm not on any medication for it right now and they say I'm in remission (at one point I was on the verge of death). I'm scared for my baby. Should I expect for the baby to have defects? Will the baby inherit this dreadful disease as well? Please help me understand this...
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