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How ‘Health Literacy‘ can Help Your Prolapse, with Dr Elizabeth Skinner

December 1, 2021


When an Intensive Care Nurse and Midwife has personal experience with birth trauma, she decides to ‘think outside the box’ and become a change-maker. 

In our conversation with Dr Elizabeth Skinner, we dive deep into how women with prolapse go on to have another baby, or even be intimate again with their partners to become pregnant. 

Find out how ‘health literacy’ can assist with making the changes we need to see in this birthing and prolapse space. You may be surprised to find out how the birthing culture of ‘natural’ birth method actually came to be. 

This episode is for you if you want to know about;

  • Birth Trauma and injuries for women and their partners 
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse 
  • Prolapse and sex 
  • Birthing centre 
  • Birth Wars - how birthing is political 
  • Vaginal birth 
  • Cesarean birth 
  • Forceps 
  • How to have a baby when you have a prolapse 
  • Prolapse as a disability 
  • Diagnosing prolapse with 3D imaging
  • Levator Ani 
  • Pelvic Floor 
  • Pessaries 
  • How to make an informed decision in your birth



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Host - Stephanie Thompson

Executive Producer & Editor - Dave Stokes

Podcast logo artist - Khrystyna lukashchuk

Brand Designer - Brodie-Rose

Original Soundtrack - Steven Robinson 

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