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Postnatal recovery after cholecystectomy?

I had a cholecystectomy in July 2014. I became pregnant in December 2014. I vaguely remember in my preop appointment being told my belly button would be the point of removal, and therefore after being opened up it would no longer connect to the muscle wall. Now, at 33 weeks pregnant, my belly button is very noticeably low and I am suffering from a large edema in my lower stomach where the skin is hanging. I am obese so I do have an over hanging tummy which I know to be part of the reason for the fluid retention there. What are some ways to get my belly button at least somewhat back into place after giving birth safely and without surgery? I planned to buy a postnatal girdle to hold my tummy back in place, will this be of any help?
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replied February 27th, 2019
Hello.
Welcome to this forum.
The only conservative way is a combination of good postnatal exercise and use of a abdominal binder after delivery. But keep it in mind, you can not get back the same prepregnant state completely.
Hope I can address your query. Please visit your doctor if there is any further confusion as without a clinical examination it is not possible to opine through an online medical forum.


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