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The treatment oof Gastroschisis/Exomphalos can only be finalised once the baby is born and the medical team involved assess the situation. What we have tried to do in this section is to give an overall idea of what to expect.

Introduction by medical patron Simon Huddart Paediatric surgeon
Diagnosis of the condition
Termination of the pregnancy
Preparing for the birth
At the time of birth
What happens after the baby is born
After the operation
Helping with the care of your baby
Feeding the baby
The eventual outcome
Taking your baby home
Outpatients appointments
Glossary