"I’ve become a first-time mum to my baby boy!"

About: Conquest Hospital

That morning I was surrounded by nurses and doctors on the operating table in Conquest Hospital. It was nerve-racking experience…but I put my cool, calm and collected face on! But really I just wanted to crawl underneath the operating table and refuse to come out! I was repeating this little mantra in my head: ” If I could get through this I could get through anything”. I learned I was definitely stronger than anyone (even me) had reckoned…

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Response from Conquest Hospital

Thank you so much for sharing your personal thoughts and feelings with us about your experience of childbirth.

It sounds like you trully under-estimated the strength you had within you to face your nerves head on.

If you would find it helpful to discuss your experience in more depth, please do not hesitate to contact our Head of Midwifery and Gynaecology, Jenny Crowe by sending your contact details to esh-tr.patientexperience@nhs.net.

As a Trust, we value all feedback, and appreciate that it's very important for us to listen and learn from our patients experiences. Postings such as yours, give us a good personal insight.

Thank you for taking the time to post on NHS Choices.

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