Looking forward to the rest of my life! – Lisa’s Story

Since Monday 18th March I have ventured forth in the adventure that is the rest of my life! My menstrual problems began after a post-partum haemorrage following the birth of our second child - natural delivery of a 10lb 6oz…

Cervical Cancer during pregnancy – Suzanne’s Hysterectomy Story

I was diagnosed with Cervical Cancer when I was pregnant - and almost died before I got a chance to hold my newborn baby girl. The nightmare began when doctors discovered a tumour the size of a tennis ball blocking…

Early mothering affected by the trauma of emergency hysterectomy

Researchers in Australia have found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that mothers who have undergone the trauma of an emergency hysterectomy following severe postpartum haemorrhage have revealed three main areas of concern. They were ‘initial separation: lost bonding time’, ‘feelings of failure’ and ‘relinquishing care…