Public hearing for birth trauma inquiry heads to Wollongong

Kate McIlwain
Updated September 11 2023 - 12:55pm, first published September 7 2023 - 11:30am
Lisa Langley attended the public hearing into birth trauma in Wollongong on Thursday with her three-month-old baby Jenson. Picture by Sylvia Liber
Lisa Langley attended the public hearing into birth trauma in Wollongong on Thursday with her three-month-old baby Jenson. Picture by Sylvia Liber

Women from across the Illawarra are sharing their stories of birth trauma at a public hearing in Wollongong, which will be the first personal accounts to be shared in from of the NSW Parliament Select Committee.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.