I have a surgical scar on my stomach: how will this affect me during my pregnancy?
This reasonable and very understandable concern affects many people – and there are many women who very much want a child despite uncertainty caused by having had an abdominal operation.
Why should I, a male and not a professional medical worker, be writing about this?
Being male I am very hesitant to address this question – so here’s why I’m posting this… Continue reading “An abdominal scar and pregnancy”
When your baby had infant pyloric stenosis (“PS”), the surgery marked the end of a difficult time for you and your newborn treasure… Right?
If that’s true of you as parents or you as the baby, you belong to the truly blessed ones – at least in this respect!
Most doctors and websites tell the parents that there are no long-term problems after PS and its surgery (pyloromyotomy). Only a minority of the websites I have seen are a little more careful, assuring us that “most” babies will have no more problems. None go into detail about that “most”.
In 20 years of trawling the web I have yet to find Continue reading “Long-term hazards”