"First time pregnancy "

About: Warrington Hospital / Gynaecology

(as the patient),

I was 26 wks 6 days pregnant with an overwhelming low feeling at the bottom of my stomach and around the cervix area...i was diagnosed with constipation + braxton hicks..i was alarmed and scared...and i couldnt believe it..i was in shock as we had been trying for 4 years to have a baby and ended up with ivf which worked 1st time.

i was sent home..they wouldnt keep me in....and i was told to take laxatives...well i said how will i know when to come back...they said u will know..ask people who've had babies????? i was sat in the car with my mother all the way home praying not understanding why....i was sent home in the early hours of the monrning...big shooting pain...after several small pains...thirst...angry ...frustrated i fell to my knees in pain...my husband came running down the stairs..we got an ambulance and my daughter was born an hour after i'd been discharged, after a couple of pushes

She was born on her 27th week.......incubator, off to the neo natal section we prayed we cried we hoped...we said goodbye she died 7 weeks later from mutiple organ failure due to septicimia...we were HORRIFIED.....

now we been told we should have gone back earlier....WHAT? .....i didnt want to leave in the first place......why was I, as a first time mother, sent anyway......why was i diagnosed with the wrong medical term because they didn't know why I was uncomfortable....and lastly, why was the medical notes not filled in, no dischage time or diagnosis wrote on my medical notes...

The doctor did not make it clear that they had removed the mucus plug the day before and they did not listen that I was premature.

my experience with the NHS was very poor and we are disgusted...the neonatal ward did their best ..in my opinion the doctor before did not

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