Jen Hall

Jen Hall is The MASIC Foundation’s Social Media and Website Co-ordinator. She suffered third degree tearing after a forceps delivery in 2013 and lives with the long-term consequences of birth injury.

Jen is dedicated to campaigning for greater recognition of the immediate and long-term consequences of birth injuries, and for all women to be informed of the risks of instrumental delivery.

She co-ordinated the new MASIC website project in 2021 and is passionate about using social media to empower women to tell their stories. She is currently working on research to assess the impact of women’s injuries on their physical and mental health and the health of their children.

The stats speak for themselves.
More women are affected and need support…

85%

of women with severe birth injury said it impacted on their relationship with their child

78%

were affected by traumatic memories of the birth

52%

stated they were embarrassed by the symptoms of their injury

49%

of women affected said they doubted their ability to mother

45%

suffered postnatal depression as a result of their injury

24%

of women affected regretted having a child because of the injuries sustained