Anything that blows the lid open on this whole unsavoury business is a good thing and They Said To Me is making an important contribution. I hope more and more comments will be tagged to the service that spawned them so that services can be truly named and shamed. This should be the next #metoo movement and They Said To Me is on the front line calling the battle cry!
A heart breaking story of poor care, disbelief and neo natal death.
At 10am they had checked me - nothing to report. I wasn’t due to be checked again until 10pm - and as such, I couldn’t possibly be in labour, since the clock said I wasn’t.
I was then told that I can’t have a home birth as my baby has shoulder dystocia.
Sam and Becki talk to Holly about the #butnotmaternity campaign and her experience of being pregnant and birthing during the pandemic.
Professor, author and breastfeeding guru, Amy Brown, joins us for this episode to talk about Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma following the release of her book, Why Breastfeeding Grief and Trauma Matters.
**Trigger warning** premature baby, unexpected hospital birth, tearing, episiotomy, forceps delivery, pph, newborn jaundice and hospital stay.
A heart breaking story of miscarriage, during Covid.
A tale of a supportive midwife and undermining by other "professionals".