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'Broken by childbirth': Woonona mum's painful struggle with prolapse

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated October 12 2019 - 12:26am, first published 12:00am
Extensive damage: Stephanie Thompson with her daughter Elsie. The Woonona mum suffers from uterine and bladder prolapse after experiencing a traumatic childbirth. Picture: Adam McLean

Each day, Stephanie Thompson's bladder and uterus slowly slide down her birth canal until, by the end of the day, they're hanging outside her vagina.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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