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#Mothers Against the Odds

# mothers-against-the-odds - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Symphysiotomy survivors gather to recount stories of torture

“Put fifty of us in a room and you’ll get different stories but the same ending. We are all cripples.”

# mothers-against-the-odds - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Interview: ‘I didn’t know if my baby was dead or alive for two days’

During the birth of her first son Rita McCann’s pelvis was broken – on purpose by doctors, in a symphysiotomy. That was 56 years ago, but she still doesn’t know why it was done.