I never thought I’d be awake during my hysterectomy – Jill’s story

surgery

Hi I'm 53 years old and have three children, here's my hysterectomy story. After giving birth to my second and third children in 1999 and 2005, I had problems with my pelvic floor and had received NHS physio sessions to…

Vaginal hysterectomy plus sacrospinus fixation for prolapse – Giselle’s story

sacrospinus fixation

I had a very difficult birth with my only child 24 years ago, so when I first suspected I had a prolapse problem some 7 years ago, I hoped and hoped that it would just “go away”, hence the reason…

Don’t be scared of hysterectomy if you are really suffering – Jigna’s story

looking forwards

I am 36 years old now and I was diagnosed with 2nd degree uterine prolapse 2.5 yrs ago. The Dr suggested I try pelvic floor exercise to make my muscles strong to avoid surgery at very young age. (I had…

Vaginal hysterectomy for prolapse – success! – Sue’s story

surgery

I had a vaginal hysterectomy for prolapse. As a fit and active 62 year old I was horrified to discover I had a prolapsed bowel and even more horrified to be referred to an incontinence clinic! I was not, and…

Rectocele prolapse after overdoing it post hysterectomy – Vivian’s story

My story is this which I hope will help others, as I feel I could and should have been given more information regarding exercises for pelvic floor muscles. I have since suffered another prolapse after my hysterectomy, this time a rectocele…

Hysterectomy, ophthalmic migraines, prolapse phobia and belly dance! – Mag’s Story

Hi I am Mags, I have 3 kids (20, 18 and 16 years old) I am a scientist/ lecturer, I have a hippie-gypsy penchant, and I enjoy natural history walks, belly dancing (amateur) and cooking ( I am a Coeliac…

Hysterectomy, Anterior and Posterior Repair – Bernadette’s Story

I had hysterectomy, anterior and posterior repair on 2nd June 14. It was all done vaginally. After 2 years of bowel and bladder problems it was discovered by the practice nurse at my cervical smear I had a significant prolapse.…