Julie a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon in the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, with a specialist interest in colorectal cancer and pelvic floor surgery. She has an active research interest in cancer / pelvic floor, in particular translational aspects and outcomes following in surgery. She went to medical school in Cardiff, University Hospital of Wales, going on to general surgical training in London and Wales. She worked in Oxford for her subspecialty fellowship in pelvic floor surgery. She is Vice president and a Trustee of the MASIC Foundation and the Secretary of The Pelvic Floor Society.
The stats speak for themselves.More women are affected and need support…
of women with severe birth injury said it impacted on their relationship with their child
were affected by traumatic memories of the birth
stated they were embarrassed by the symptoms of their injury
of women affected said they doubted their ability to mother
suffered postnatal depression as a result of their injury
of women affected regretted having a child because of the injuries sustained