Stroke in children (meaning children ages 1 - 18 years of age) is extremely complicated. The warning signs/symptoms are just not that clear cut, as they are in adults (Face Arm Speech Time or F.A.S.T. - which occurs in about 60% of pediatric stroke cases). First, strokes in children are rare (in contrast to stroke in newborns - which is NOT uncommon). With stroke being rare in this category of children (a very broad category) it is not commonly seen by emergency medica
#TBT That moment when a mother hears for the very first time that something is terribly wrong with her child.
That moment when all of my fears turned into reality. When my sanity was no longer in question, but the well-being of my precious little boy, just 19 months old.
The best way to offer to you my feelings is to try to paint a picture for you with words:
There I sat, after 18 months of being concerned only to be told none of it was real.
Up to that very moment