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S1. E. 4 Cara Strange: A Devastating Perineal Tear Leads to Postpartum OCD

**Trigger Warning** Today’s episode describes some very hard to hear situations. We do not share this information to scare people. We share in hopes to bring awareness to an almost always catastrophic and very rare complication. 

Today on the podcast we welcome Cara Strange, a Licensed Mental Health Clinician turned patient. Having worked previously in the mental health field, Cara’s challenge with PPMDs came as a bit of a surprise to the first time mom. The physical damage caused during the pushing phase of labor led to an extensive struggle during her postpartum recovery period.  Tune in to find out about the mental and physical hardships Cara endured!