I thought I would cover a few questions I hear often about either asking for better treatment, or making complaints about medical treatment, when you are not happy with the service or care you have received.
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On Sunday 17th January 2021, at 1.15am, I woke up to feel my waters had broken. I was 35 weeks pregnant, was supposed to have another week left in work and was completely unprepared to go into labour.
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In June, I'd been feeling dizzy with stomach cramps and extreme fatigue. I pretty much always feel sick and tired, so this wasn't anything unusual, but the cramps without the period were getting getting pretty annoying after a few days.
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I have suspected I have polycystic ovary syndrome for just under a year. I knew my periods were never normal, as a teenager. I had heavy periods, too often. When I stopped taking the pill, due to a suspected mini stroke, I thought my body was going to spring back to having a heavy period every fortnight..
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I got a letter in the post explaining that I would need to prepare myself by drinking two litres of water one hour before the scan and a description of what would happen at part of the scan - a small 'wand', called a transducer, is placed a couple of inches inside your vagina to get a better picture of your insides. The procedure is painless and lasts around five minutes.
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228 days after I stopped the pill, I had my first real period in 10 years, 207 days longer than a usual cycle.
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