Can you get pregnant with a stoma bag

Yes, you can get pregnant after having surgery to get an ostomy …and I now can say this from personal experience. (This post was written shortly after I became pregnant with my first child.) It makes me very happy to say that it is still possible to get pregnant with an ostomy!

Can you get pregnant after having an ostomy?

Yes, you can get pregnant after having surgery to get an ostomy …and I now can say this from personal experience. (This post was written shortly after I became pregnant with my first child.) It makes me very happy to say that it is still possible to get pregnant with an ostomy!

Is it safe to have a stoma while pregnant?

A stoma also shouldn’t prevent you from having a successful pregnancy and birth, although it is wise to wait a while after surgery and seek medical advice before attempting to conceive. Your stoma might protrude more than usual during pregnancy, but they tend to revert to normal size afterwards.

Can stoma protrude during pregnancy?

Your stoma might protrude more than usual during pregnancy, but they tend to revert to normal size afterwards. If you are pregnant, or thinking about trying for a baby, we have a range of blogs about trying to conceive and pregnancy with a stoma, which you may find helpful. Ready to join SecuriCare?

What is an ostomy bag?

An ostomy bag or ostomy pouch (often called a colostomy bag, although that only applies if you actually have a colostomy) is used to collect the feces or urine that comes out of a person’s stoma. These are nearly always made of some type of plastic, although they come in many different styles and sizes.

Is it normal to get pregnant after ostomy surgery?

Some men who have a urostomy may experience changes in sexual function. Discuss any problems with your physician and/or ostomy nurse. For women seeking to become pregnant their ability to conceive does not change and pregnancy and delivery should be normal after ostomy surgery.

Can you have an ileostomy while pregnant?

Having an ostomy should not have much of an effect on your pregnancy. As long as you take a few precautions, your expecting months should be trouble-free. Here are a few things you need to know: If you‘ve had an ileostomy, you may experience episodes of intestinal obstruction during pregnancy.

Can women with an ostomy become pregnant?

Pregnancy Can women with an ostomy become pregnant? Many women wonder if they can still have children after they have had their ostomy surgery. There is no simple answer.

Can women still have children after ostomy surgery?

Many women wonder if they can still have children after they have had their ostomy surgery. There is no simple answer. A lot depends on the reason for the ostomy surgery in the first place. Some surgery and possible scar tissue can reduce the likely hood of getting pregnant.