In today’s episode we hear from Jo in the UK who suffered a 4th degree tear during a forceps delivery almost 25 years ago. Jo suffered in silence for over 20 years and had to quit her job due to the complications of her delivery. After joining Instagram (@the_babys_ok_am_i) three years ago, she came across the account of Dr. Emma Svanberg of Mumologist and Make Birth Better. Jo realized that she was finally ready to share her story and receive the help she had so desperately needed, both physically and emotionally. Her story was featured in the Daily Mail in July 2019 (link below). She hopes that by sharing her story, other women will reach out for help sooner or will realize that it is never too late.
The Daily Mail article - https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-7257843/The-traumatic-births-haunt-women-DECADES.html
Dr. Emma Svanberg’s Make Birth Better - https://www.makebirthbetter.org
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