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RESOURCE: Preparing for Surgery

The Fruitful Hollow does not give medical advice. For any concerns specific to your own medical situation, procedure or treatment plan, please consult your doctor or FertilityCare Practitioner.

Resource co-written by Ellen H. and Katie S.

Included in this resource

So you’ve made the important decision to go ahead with surgery! This resource includes the following sections:

  • Pages 1-2: What to ask your surgeon - question list covering general concerns, how to prepare for surgery, what to expect of surgery day, the operation itself, discharge and recovery, any post-operative treatment, and post-operative follow-up

  • Page 3: What to do in preparation for your surgery and recovery - checklist of what to arrange, prepare, buy and set up

  • Page 4: What to pack in your hospital bag - checklist for a day surgery or overnight stay

  • Pages 4-5: Spiritual considerations and preparations for surgery and recovery

  • Page 5: How to create your surgery and recovery “support team”

  • Pages 6-8: Duplicate copy of question list with space to write answers by hand

  • Page 8: Space to plan your “support team” - printable version


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Preparing for Surgery
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For further resources to help you along the infertility journey, check out our Resources Page.

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