Which prenatal preparations should be made for the delivery of a baby with pediatric omphalocele and gastroschisis (abdominal wall defects)?

Updated: Nov 05, 2019
  • Author: James G Glasser, MD, MA, FACS; Chief Editor: Dharmendra J Nimavat, MD, FAAP  more...
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Educate parents about their infant's anomaly before delivery. Optimal management requires that the obstetrician anticipates the needs of the baby and ensures that delivery occurs in a facility where neonatology, pediatric anesthesia, and pediatric surgery consultation is available.


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