Can I conceive after having a hip replacement ?

Would it be safe to get pregnant after the surgery?

Women can conceive after hip replacement and are able to undergo vaginal delivery after total hip replacement. Studies have shown Low Risk Vaginal delivery is feasible for women who have undergone Total Hip Replacement, according to data from Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA.

The risk of hip revision surgery after pregnancy and childbirth was not significantly different among patients. The mean time from total hip replacement to first successful pregnancy was 3;8 years, ranging from 7 months to 10.7 years. Pregnancy-related complications were not increased as a result of Hip replacement, nor were revision rates significantly increased.