Hiatus hernia repair and pregnancy

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   Posted 8/14/2013 2:34 PM (GMT -6)   
I have a hiatus hernia and LPR. I am planning to have a baby in the following couple of years, not sure about the impact of the hiatus hernia on pregnancy. Should I have the hiatus hernia repaired with linx or nissen done before pregnancy or to do so after having baby. Anyone have similar experience or any suggestion? Thanks so much!

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   Posted 8/14/2013 5:09 PM (GMT -6)   
I am currently pregnant and wish I had known about surgical options before I got pregnant... if I could go back in time, I would be pursuing surgical options beFORE the dreaded heartburn of pregnancy in addition to GERD.

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   Posted 8/14/2013 9:36 PM (GMT -6)   

As long as you give yourself time to heal there shouldn't be any problem.

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