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I had open heart surgery because I was a premature infant, how does that affect me now that i'm older and pregnant?
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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology
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In brief: It depends
This depends on the condition that you had as a child, how it was repaired, and the functional status of your heart today.
Pregnancy is a very stressful process on the heart. This stress is at its peak during labor and continues days after pregnancy. Please see your obstetrian for appropriate cardiac studies as soon as possible.

In brief: It depends
This depends on the condition that you had as a child, how it was repaired, and the functional status of your heart today.
Pregnancy is a very stressful process on the heart. This stress is at its peak during labor and continues days after pregnancy. Please see your obstetrian for appropriate cardiac studies as soon as possible.
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