Difficult Pregnancy and Traumatic Birth

My experience of growing a 9lb 7 baby after 5 years of infertility, two failed rounds of IVF.  The convo gets a little heavy, pregnancy and labour it’s not all sunshine and rainbows.  We owe it to women to hear their real experiences but if you’re pregnant right now and anxious perhaps skip the episode.  

We talk discuss:

  • The wait for the first midwife appointment
  • Morning sickness is a lie
  • Boy or Girl
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Sickle Cell Testing
  • Death in childbirth
  • Black Maternal Mortality Rates
  • Sepsis in labour
  • Emergency C Section
  • Haemorrhage 

 

Links

Black and Asian Therapist Network

https://www.baatn.org.uk/find-a-therapist/

Is childbirth more dangerous for Black women in the UK?

https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/childbirth-black-women-uk/117437/

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