Feeling Guilty For Our Son After Emergency Hysterectomy – Amanda’s Story

I'm 27 years old, been with my husband for almost 11 years, married 2 1/2 years. My waters broke 4 weeks early with our first child,while I was walking in the hallway of our house. We rushed to the hospital,…

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…

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…