Stretch marks? No, my pregnancy nightmare was crippling HAND PAIN: Channel 4 comedian reveals her harrowing experience
- Kerry Godliman from Derek got carpal tunnel syndrome during her pregnancy
- This condition can cause numbness, tingling and pain in the fingers and hands
- It affects up to 1.5 million UK adults, and can become permanent if left untreated
There were certain things that comedian Kerry Godliman was prepared for during her pregnancy — such as heartburn or swollen ankles.
What she wasn’t expecting was to end up needing wrist surgery after a pregnancy-related problem made driving and coping with everyday life painfully difficult.
For Kerry — perhaps best known as Hannah in Channel 4 series Derek (where she appeared alongside Ricky Gervais) — had developed carpal tunnel syndrome.