Birth trauma mother 'wanted to die'
"The midwife completely ignored me, I may as well not have been there."
Alex Flowers, from Derbyshire, has told the BBC how she suffered physical and mental problems after "not being in control" during her daughter's birth.
The lowest point came 18 months later when Alex's best friend found her sitting on the kitchen floor saying she wanted to die.
In a Mumsnet survey, very few mothers felt they received "great medical care" for certain conditions after birth.
Only 6% of the 1,224 women surveyed by the parenting website whose pelvic floor or continence had been... read more
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