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Natural Delivery with Hernia?
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Natural Delivery with Hernia?

I'm just curious to know if anyone has, or knows someone who has, had a hernia and delivered naturally? At my appointment the other day, my doctor told me he thinks I might have a small femoral hernia and in the excitement of hearing the heartbeat, etc, I didn't think to ask about whether it might affect our childbirth options. I just started thinking about the possibility I might have to have a c-section this evening and will ask at my next appointment but figured it couldn't hurt to ask you all in the meantime.
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Hi.My son's nanny has the same problem,she is 7months pg n she experiences pain every now n then.her dr already told her the sh'll hv a c/section but we want to get 2nd opinion!Congrats on ur pregnancy n i hope it all goes well.
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I developed an imbilical hernia while pushing my son/first child out.  I had my daughter/2nd child vaginally as well. It made the hernia larger and i had to have it repaired.   But thats nt saying its safe n all. I didnt know i had the hernia there for my ob dr had no knowledge of it.  
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I had a hernia and delivered naturally with no problem.
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Thanks for the feedback all! It's nice to hear that it might be possible to avoid a c-section.
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