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Emergency hysterectomy following c-section – Lindsey’s story

I was overjoyed when I found out I was pregnant at the start of 2014 and had conceived really quick which was great as I felt at 28 I was ready to start a family with my husband of 8 years. I had done all the mad girly holidays and travelling so 2014 was going to be my year of entering a new phase, motherhood!! Continue reading Emergency hysterectomy following c-section – Lindsey’s story

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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, obviously found out we were in labor! We were soooo excited! Well after a slow start, then 20 hours later pushing for 3 hours, then they decided to do a c-section. After a few minutest short of 24 hours! Continue reading Feeling Guilty For Our Son After Emergency Hysterectomy – Amanda’s Story

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My Emergency Hysterectomy- Andrea’s Story

I would like to share my story as my hysterectomy was such a shock and perhaps will help others in the same position. I underwent endometrial ablation in March after suffering extreme pain in tummy and severe bleeding for years. The operation I was told was a success and my periods stopped.However I never felt quite right after it and still had pain in abdomen and especially my lower back. I was tired all the time and just generally miserable.

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My Emergency Hysterectomy – Melissa’s Story

My emergency hysterectomy began on June 7th, 2013 when I was admitted to our local emergency room due to uncontrollable vaginal bleeding. I had been dealing with heavier and heavier periods over the last two years, but lately they were getting ridiculous. I was missing days at work as well as social gatherings. I was exploring some of the options to deal with this issue with my doctor. However, everything came to a head on June 7th. Continue reading My Emergency Hysterectomy – Melissa’s Story

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Emergency hysterectomy after having a baby – Tasha’s Story

I was twenty four years old when I went into labor with my first child. My water broke as soon as I woke up that morning, but after that labor was slow. After nearly 23 hours my doctor decided we should do a Cesarean, because the baby was stuck and wasn’t descending through my pelvis the way she should. I was so exhausted that I agreed right away and they whisked me off to the operating room. Everything seemed to go fine, and after a few days in the hospital we were sent home. Continue reading Emergency hysterectomy after having a baby – Tasha’s Story

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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 bouncing baby boy! Continue reading Looking forward to the rest of my life! – Lisa’s Story

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Hysterectomy After Childbirth – Laura’s Story

My name is Laura Boot-Handford and I recently turned 30. I grew up in the beautiful town Lewes, East Sussex. I met my Husband there whilst at college. We both went to University in Leicester and settled in Northampton nearby once we had finished. We bought our first house and two cats. We got married and soon thought about starting a family of our own. Continue reading Hysterectomy After Childbirth – Laura’s Story

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Shell Shocked After Hysterectomy – Kerry’s Story

I was admitted to hospital to be induced with my second baby thinking that I’d be discharged again about 6 hours after the birth, how wrong was I. After giving birth to my little girl naturally the midwife went to sew up where they’d had to cut me and noticed I was bleeding quite heavily. The next thing I knew the room was full of people and I was being rushed to surgery. Continue reading Shell Shocked After Hysterectomy – Kerry’s Story

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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 little Aaron’s arrival. They immediately delivered Aaron by C-Sect – but I haemorraged. My bed sheets were soaked in blood and doctors couldn’t get the bleeding to stop. As my life slipped away, docs warned my partner, to expect the worst as he stood helpless with our baby in his arms. Continue reading Cervical Cancer during pregnancy – Suzanne’s Hysterectomy Story

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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 of the infant’. Continue reading Early mothering affected by the trauma of emergency hysterectomy