About My Health Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Woman Delivers Baby After Visiting Hospital to Get Hernia Treatment

by Kathy Jones on February 16, 2013 at 9:43 PM
Font : A-A+

 Woman Delivers Baby After Visiting Hospital to Get Hernia Treatment

A 44-year old woman in Michigan came to know that she was pregnant on the day she delivered a 10-pound baby.

Linda Ackley had thought that she had a hernia when she visited Allegiance Health on Friday, February 8, but gave birth to her daughter, Kimberly Kay Ackley, by Friday night. Kimberly is the first child of Linda and her husband, Mike Ackley, who have been married for nearly 24 years.

Advertisement

The couple told that Linda suffered from a condition known as necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh eating bacteria, in February 2011. While they initially believed that Linda was suffering from a stroke, the doctors told that she was infected with the bacteria in her abdomen and with the help of National Necrotizing Fasciitis website, she underwent treatment.

However during the surgery, a part of her stomach muscles were removed, which meant that Linda often thought her muscles were contracting or expanding whenever she felt something strange in her stomach. She also did not gain any weight during the pregnancy and always had irregular periods.

"Some people have nine months to prepare. I had (15) hours. I wish someone would have taken a picture of my face. I was happy and shocked at the same time, and scared", Mike said.

Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Advertisement
News A-Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
News Category
What's New on Medindia
Printed Temperature Sensors help with Continuous Temperature Monitoring
Health Benefits of Giloy
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021 - It's time to RISE
View all

Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

More News on:
Hydrocele Incisional Hernias Hernia Pregnancy and Antenatal Care Child-Hernia, Hydrocele Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Umbilical Hernia - Surgical Procedure Inguinal Hernia Surgery Abdominal Mass - Symptom Evaluation 

Recommended Reading
Diet for Anemia in Pregnancy
A modified diet rich in Folate, Vitamin B12 and Iron is essential for the rapid rise in hemoglobin ....
Anemia in Pregnancy
Anemia is the commonest blood disorder that may occur in pregnancy and is usually due to low iron .....
Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation
During pregnancy & lactation a nutritious diet, suitable exercise, adequate rest and a tranquil ......
Abdominal Mass - Symptom Evaluation
An abdominal mass is a lump in your tummy and can be due to a cyst or abnormal growth in the stomach...
Child-Hernia, Hydrocele
A small hole or passage has developed in the muscle in the baby''s groin. Some of the intestine is p...
Hydrocele
Hydrocele is a collection of fluid around the testicle and usually causes no symptoms...
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Neonatal abstinence syndrome is a condition where newborn babies experience withdrawal symptoms due ...
Pregnancy and Antenatal Care
What is Antenatal care and its importance during pregnancy for mother and baby, with details on the ...

Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

© All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2021

This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use