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Six month wait for birth debriefs on the Isle of Man

It's thought 25 women are currently on the waiting list

Women who'd like a birth debrief after having a child are currently having to wait six months for it.

The service provides the opportunity to go over exactly what happened during their delivery.

Manx Care says it's due to a staff member being on maternity leave and hopes to have wait times down to a month when they return in May.

Last year 40 women asked for a birth debrief and 25 are still on the list.

Douglas South MHK Sarah Maltby says some women really struggle to cope after labour:

Mrs Maltby has today (10 February) shared the written Tynwald answer she received regarding these queries on social media.

It can be read in full below.

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