#misCOURAGE story, 20/04/2017, by Christina Evans
I married aged 19, pregnant straight away. Was really happy, everything went well until I got to 12 weeks, then I started bleeding and had a pain in my side.
I left it for a couple of days, hoping it was nothing. In the end I went to the doctors and he sent me to hospital.
During the day and night I started to get really bad pains. A doctor came on to the ward and I was having these pains I was told then I was having a miscarriage and had to push.
A small foetus came out and was in the doctors hand. Then a little while later something else came away, I couldn't stop crying even though the pains had subsided.
Next day, I had a d&c done, one of the nurse was wearing strong perfume, I can smell it to this day.
I was next to another lady, she was 36, had given birth to stillborn twins and had to have a hysterecomy, she had no other children.
I was told at the time that I was only young and had plenty of time to have a baby.
It took me over a year to concieve again. I will never forget my first born though, dont know if baby was boy or girl but I liked the name Dominique, I had four children and a further four miscarriages.
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