Health

Katie was 'fobbed off' and told having more children would ease her pain

Melanie Whelan
Updated July 10 2024 - 3:14pm, first published July 8 2024 - 4:26pm
After "years and years being fobbed off", Ballarat woman Katie is sharing her story for the Victorian government's inquiry into women's pain.
After "years and years being fobbed off", Ballarat woman Katie is sharing her story for the Victorian government's inquiry into women's pain.

KATIE's severe period pain started to develop in her 20s. Doctors told her just to have more children and the pain should sort itself out.

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