Is Pregnancy OK after weight loss surgery? Yes, pregnancy is OK after bariatric surgery.
Is Pregnancy OK After Weight Loss Surgery
We recommend waiting one year after weight loss surgery before conception. Since your body is adjusting to the change you should allow your body time to fully recognize the change.
Once you know you are pregnant contact the dietitian for dietary instructions. Minor adjustments will need to be made to your diet and vitamins to accommodate both Mom and baby.
Rapid weight loss may increase fertility. Though not recommended, if you do become pregnant before the one year mark it will be okay. Call the dietitian for the diet and vitamin changes as soon as possible. For band patients, the most recent recommendations are to have the system completely emptied once pregnancy is confirmed. You will need to see your surgeon once a trimester while you are pregnant.