What does this study add?
19.9% females with a migraine diagnosis avoided pregnancy to some extent because of migraine.
The AP group was significantly younger than the NI group and had significantly fewer children.
Compared to the NI group, the AP group had a higher proportion of chronic migraine, menstrual migraine, depression, frequency of headache days and higher Migraine Disability Assessment (MIDAS) scores.
In the AP group, 72.5% believed migraine would worsen during pregnancy and 68.3% believed migraine would make their pregnancy very difficult.
There was no significant difference in sociodemographics between the AP and NI groups.