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"I was just being told either ‘This is normal, you're a woman, get on with it’, or ‘This is because you're depressed and you want to be a mum, this is the way that your body is physically emanating your depression’. And I wanted to throw those operation notes in my GPs face, going ‘Look, look!’ Just for that validation, as a woman. "