About: Queen's Hospital (Romford)

in march 2015 i went to queen hospital to start induction so i could deliver my son, who i had earlier been told had died at 36 weeks. they were extremely compassionate and patient with me. i did see a lot of doctors and midwifes since it took me five days to give birth. it was i who wanted a VBAC the doctors did give me other options to hurry it along, like breaking my water. But i made my wish known to them (i didn't want it broken as this had slowed down my previous labour) and they supported me with my decisions. all i of the workers i saw were wonderful, i was allocated a room far from the other ladies and their babies. i never heard another lady in labour or a baby crying, which i loved. my birthing partners were always being offered refreshments whenever a midwife came and offered me some, which i found surprising but loved very much.

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Response from Queen's Hospital

Thank you for sharing your story with us. It must have been a worrying time for you, and I’m glad our staff treated you and your family with compassion and supported you throughout your time in our hospital. Yours sincerely Wendy Matthews Interim Chief Nurse

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