"Bad experience of labour at Frimley Park"

About: Frimley Park Hospital / Maternity care

(as the patient),

I was induced 12 days late with a "back-to-back baby", asked for gas and air in the antenatal ward and was told I couldnt have any. Eventually was let into labour dept in agony, midwife ran me a bath without any cold water in so I burnt my foot.

Epidural didn't work. I was very scared and no-one was telling me what was happening. People kept coming in and out of the room to chat to the midwife which I felt was wrong. Forced to labour without pain relief for over 24 hours and was getting nowhere, midwife finally gowned me up for a c-section to be told by dr he wasnt doing one and proceeded to perform episiotomy, several failed attempts at ventouse and finally forceps to get baby out who was rushed to paedetrician.

I tore badly so was stitched up incorrectly all without pain relief. Baby was almost blinded by the forceps, her face was cut and swollen from the dr's attempts.

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