Providing hernia patients and providers a space to learn about specific hernia topics for every unique situation.
Hernias and Pregnancy
If you're pregnant and have certain underlying health conditions, you may be at an increased risk of developing a hernia. While hernias in pregnant women do not always cause obvious symptoms, read to learn the facts about hernias during pregnancy.
Advancements in surgical techniques and mesh options are enabling new pathways for hernia repair. Learn more about the options for you or a loved one that may be experiencing a hernia so you can be better prepared when speaking with a professional.
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Surgical Repair Options
This site is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Only your physician can diagnose and appropriately treat your symptoms. BD does not recommend the use of any particular physician or team of physicians. As with any surgery, hernia repair surgery carries certain risks. Talk to your doctor about possible complications of the surgery, as well as side effects. Please consult your healthcare provider for advice regarding who should be part of your hernia repair team.