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How do I manage my diaphragmatic hernia on a daily basis?

Diaphragmatic hernia is a very serious condition and requires immediate action. Make frequent visits to the doctor to check on the status of your fetus. If your doctor has found that your child may have a diaphragmatic hernia, surgery will probably be necessary..

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