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Surgery During Pregnancy

What are the most common reasons for surgery during pregnancy?

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Appendicitis; gall bladder, ovarian, breast or cervical disease; trauma (such as from an accident); and bowel obstruction are some of the medical conditions that can’t always wait until after delivery.

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By Jeanne Faulkner, R.N.

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