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Survival chances of a baby without abdominal wall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   I have questions about my pregnancy.
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   My baby doesn't have a belly wall. If i deliver where there is a high risk OB unit will they be able to do something to save my baby?
Doctor :   she doesnt have abdominal wall?
User :   no.
Doctor :   how do u know that?
User :   the internal organs are seen on the ultrasounds
User :   this is just what my doctor said. he said there is no way for the baby to live once it is born
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   which week pregnant are u?
User :   29
Doctor :   i am sorry to tell u this
Doctor :   if baby really doesnt have abdominal wall cthere are no chances of survival

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