This hernia is called paraumbilical hernia
. If it is small and has been for a long time without symptoms one can wait till the completion of pregnancy
. The work up for surgery may require x ray
as well as antibiotics and the effects of anaesthetic drugs. these can have deleterious effects during the period of organogenesis of the fetus.If it is symptomatic then the second trimester is the suitable period as the chances of damage to the fetus is less but not completely obviated.