Who Will Look After My Daughter?
|   Jul 17, 2017
Who Will Look After My Daughter?

 I could barely move.

I felt my left side is paralyzed.

As I heard my baby crying out for me, I felt helpless, and for a few seconds, There was no sensation in my left leg.

I shouted ''Coming''. 

Still tried to walk but in vein. 

I tried again and could feel my feet are trembling. But I somehow managed a few steps.

A few days back. 

I was sleeping and could not move my head at all!

I thought of waking my husband up but could not.

The night passed and I mentioned this to my husband. Sleep Paralysis?

What happened could just be a one-time thing.

Two instances within Two Months.

Hello, I am a busy mother of a toddler. Raising her with help of no one. The only support is the Husband. I live too far away from the native land. No relative, no immediate family

This rang some bells! What if this is a terminal disease? 

My first thought was who will look after my daughter?

Thinking this has already happened twice, we decided to consult a doctor.

The doctor thoroughly examined me, with different methods. and enquired how my day goes.

She, understanding the issue, suggested that since I am not resting enough, and busy thinking about my daughter and home, have forgotten myself.

The verdict quite surprised me. She explained. 

Often new mothers with no help at home forget themselves and think about running errands, like cooking and cleaning while the little one is asleep. This is the biggest mistake. Mothers who are feeding need to take the Multivitamins and other supplements as required as well as Sleep. Do not try to be more productive during baby's nap time.A little nap along the baby will be the best.

Sleep Deprivation should not be taken lightly.

Lack of sleep can cause memory lapses and make tasks requiring higher cognitive functioning more difficult, leaving you feeling scattered and foggy (as in, "Did I just change a diaper?"). For moms, this makes a range of daily activities problematic -- from balancing the checkbook to conjuring up the patience to deal with a cranky toddler. Indeed, it's much harder to use techniques such as distraction or humor (instead of yelling) when you're exhausted.

source: www.parents.com

She suggested that I am restless and this is common. 

Even after the supplements and rest, such symptoms come back, then a CT Scan will be done.

This good advice that I took from my Doctor really helped me recover. I am much more active and joyful around my toddler now.

In the end, I All content here, including advice from doctors and other health professionals, should be considered as opinion only. Always seek the direct advice of your own doctor in connection with any questions or issues you may have regarding your own health or the health of others.

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