Ep203 - PCOS, Thyroid Removal, and Miscarriage with Sasha Palin


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After being diagnosed with PCOS and having her thyroid removed today’s guest knew there would be challenges to becoming a mother. Without trying Sasha Palin was able to get pregnant. Unfortunately at 7 weeks she began spotting and miscarried at 9 weeks. Sasha did not receive favorable care as a result of her miscarriage, no sympathy, being brushed off, and no one there to explain exactly what was happening to her body. She felt alone.

In this episode Sasha takes us back to those moments of pain of miscarrying at home, she shares what PCOS and thyroid removal and the miracle conception, and how she researched and learned to advocate for herself and is now becoming a Doula with Sisters in Loss.

This episode is for you to listen to if you have experienced not being listened to or acknowledged during childbirth including miscarriage. This episode is for you to listen to if you are interested in becoming a Sisters in Loss doula.

Today’s episode is sponsored by AVA Women. Our listeners receive $20 off the AVA fertility tracker using code AVASISTERS. Go to avawomen.com and use the code AVASISTERS for $20 off the fertility tracker.

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