"Pregnant at 38 and family already complete"

About: BPAS Doncaster Clinic

Having had a surgical abortion this morning i can honestly say it has been a very positive experience considering the really difficult decision not to continue with the pregnancy. I had a consultation and the staff were very friendly, none judgemental and very sympathetic. This put me at ease. Already having 3 children, it was not an option for our family to go through with this pregnancy. I am 38 and had my first at 18 and my youngest is 5. I have spend most of my life having/looking after kids. Today i had my procedure and i felt at ease from the start. All the staff were lovely. They explained everything. I sat in a waiting area full of ladies in my situation. I was called through within 5 mins and then another 5 mins i was then taken upstairs to be prepared for my op. I had 5 mins to come around afterwards and was quickly asked if i felt ok to get dressed. I did. I then went downstairs and had tea and toast. I was then called into waiting room no2. For literally 2mins before being called in to check how i was and to give me antibiotics. I felt fine apart from a headache and abit of bleeding. I was 10 weeks and 3 days pregnant. I was given the all clear to go home and rest and told to call them if i had amy problems. I would recommend bpas to anyone that finds themselves in this situation. The whole turnaround was fast and efficient. Xx

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Response from BPAS Doncaster Clinic

Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback.

We are very grateful for your very kind comments which will be passed on to the relevant BPAS staff.

Kind regards, Pam Field, BPAS Client Engagement Manager (email: clientservices@bpas.org).

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