Gastric Bypass Surgery

My weight loss journey after Gastric Bypass surgery.

Monday, December 01, 2008

Motherhood After Gastric Bypass Surgery

When I had my Gastric Bypass Surgery 3 years ago, all the doctors would tell you not to have the surgery if you still wanted to have children because it might not be possible after. The concern was that by bypassing some of the stomach you no longer absorb nutrients and vitamins as well as before and would make being pregnant very difficult. I was happy to see this study of post bariatric surgery mothers and showing the health benefits of having children after losing weight. Read the article HERE

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