Women Like You

Read about the real-life experiences of women living with bleeding disorders below. If you’d like to share your story too, please get in touch at [email protected]

Sonya’s story

Sonya, 54, lives just outside Hull and is one of five sisters. Her father had…
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Maryam’s story

I’m a 37-year-old woman from the Muslim Pakistani community in the West Midlands. I was…
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Robyn’s story

I have type 3 Von Willebrand Disease, I was diagnosed at about three years old…
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Linda’s story

My name is Linda Wild and I am in my 70s. My father had haemophilia…
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Keeley’s story

When Keeley was a child she haemorrhaged after a small dental operation and has bruised…
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Hayley’s story

From the age of three Hayley suffered prolonged and regular nosebleeds, but, despite many trips…
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Janet’s story

Despite experiencing very heavy periods, the trigger point for diagnosing Janet’s bleeding disorder was when…
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Vicky’s story

Vicky is one of only a handful of women in the country who is a…
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Macey’s story

Macey spends up to a fifth of her income on coping with her heavy periods…
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Nicola’s story

At least four generations of women in Nicola’s family have had haemophilia C, or factor…
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Val’s story

Val was diagnosed with Von Willebrand disease at the age of 57, having put up…
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Dorothy’s Story

Dorothy was in her eighth decade when she was diagnosed with Von Willebrand Disease and…
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