Monthly Archives: June 2011

Just found out

I was told 2 days ago at our 12 week scan that our baby has been diagnosed with gastroschisis. I go through waves of crying and then feeling real positive (Jamie Carragher was born with gastroschisis and has played football for England). The stories on this website are helping and I’m trying to concentrate on the high percentage of successful cases. We have an appointment at UCL hospital in London on Wednesday when hopefully we will know more and have

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Can anyone help? re:Abdominal pain/Scar Pain

Hi My name is chell and i was born with Gastroschisis in 1981.  Ever since i was a teenager i have had chronic pain in my scar and also abdominal pains.  When i was 14 the surgeons tidied up my old scar thinking that it was the cause of the pain…… however as the years have gone on i have had more and more pain in my scar and also in my abdonin. At the moment they are putting it

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Surgery on the NHS Following Gastroschisis

I have noticed quite a few visitors searching for the answer to this question and I know quite a few of you that are looking to corrective surgery for your scars. the NHS website has more detailed information with regards to plastic surgery on the NHS (this has more relevance than cosmetic surgery. Plastic surgery is carried out to repair and reconstruct damaged skin and tissue, for example as a result of: a condition that’s present from birth (congenital) a

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havent stopped crying since i found out

hi every1 i never thought id be able 2 write on here as i havent stopped crying since i found out last week at my 12 week scan,i think ive read all the storys on here at least twice!! my baby is due in december and i have 3 other children 2 think about leaving over xmas time!!ive been thru every emotion possible and im so scared,i went to kings hospital 3 days ago and they told me that its

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confused by all the (professionals)

hi there my name is dawn tyrer and i am currently 32 weeks pregnant and expecting my first child. at my 12th week scan me and my partner  was informed that our  baby had gastroschisis and ever since then i have been researching every little thing about it. i recently had an appoinment with the team of surgeons who are going to be operating on my lil boy and they talked me through the whole process however what im confused about

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