Placenta Accreta Stories

“Accreta Experiences” is a National Accreta Foundation produced series where accreta survivors write articles sharing their placenta accreta experiences and learnings in their own words to help those new to the accreta community.

 
 

Accreta Experience: Megan Moody

“Accreta Experiences” is a National Accreta Foundation produced series where accreta survivors write articles sharing their placenta accreta experiences and learnings in their own words to help those new to the accreta community. The first article in our series is written by percreta survivor Megan Moody. Read what she has to say about how to plan for your physical and emotional recovery.


Accreta Experience: Morgan Teal

In the second installment of our "Accreta Experiences" series, placenta percreta survivor Morgan Teal shares how the compassionate care she received during her pregnancy helped her to realize her own resilience and inspired her to pursue her dream of becoming a physician herself. Read Morgan’s insights into how to discover your strength and move forward after accreta.


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Accreta Experience: Rohelia Letscher

Laughter, a close knit family support system and encouragement to self advocate. Read about how all these things played important roles in Rohelia Letscher’s placenta percreta diagnosis and delivery. 


Accreta Experience: Kate McMeekin

As a nurse, Kate McMeekin had access to too much information upon receiving her accreta diagnosis and spent many sleepless nights in fear of her family’s outcome. That is, until she received a piece of unexpected advice that completely changed her outlook. Read about how Kate regained control and had a positive accreta patient experience.


Accreta Experience: Jeremy Tillman

Jeremy Tillman shares his family’s story of placenta accreta. Read a father’s perspective on how he managed to support his family while coping himself during his wife Debora’s placenta percreta diagnosis, delivery, and recovery.


Accreta Experience: Stephanie Goodell

Many people consider running a marathon to be the pinnacle of mental endurance and physical fitness. Find out how Stephanie Goodell’s accreta and pregnancy loss experience prepared her to accomplish anything she sets her mind to, including training for and completing the Boston Marathon.


Accreta Experience: Joree Novotny

In the third installment of our “Accreta Experiences” series, Joree Novotny shares how she experienced undiagnosed increta in her first and only pregnancy. Read Joree’s journey about how she came to terms with her family being complete after accreta and how she’s navigated the emotional complexities of requiring a hysterectomy during childbearing years.


How to Prepare for an Accreta Delivery

From what to pack in your hospital bag to suggested topics for pre-delivery discussion with your family and support network, National Accreta Foundation co-founder Kristen Terlizzi passes on tips from her two month postpartum hospital stay.


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