ACTRESS Sarah Jayne Dunn has urged the NHS to be more honest with mums-to-be about the physical risks of childbirth.
L'ancien Hollyoaks Star, 40, said it took her more than a year to recover after a difficult birth left her in frequent pain.
Dunn said her sex life and body confidence took a huge knock as result.
The celeb — who was axed from the soap last year for sharing raunchy snaps on Uniquement les fans — said she was “shocked” that mothers are being sent home with just vague advice.
She told the Mother Bodies podcast, out today, of her struggle after son Stanley’s naissance dans 2016.
Elle a dit: “I didn’t feel like there was anyone I could really reach out to other than going to the GP.”
Stanley got stuck during deli- very and she was rushed into surgery after a separate issue with her placenta.
Pain from the resulting scarring caused problems.
Four out of five new mums have stitches for a tear or surgical cut.
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Dunn said the NHS must give women the full facts and wished she had been better “prepped”.
She repeatedly visited her GP but her issues were only resolved by strength training.