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feeling scared and isolated
hi, i first noticed there was a problem with my baby when she was 3 months old, her legs didnt seen quite right, and being a mother of 5 children i was trying so hard not to compare my babies to each other, but this niggle in the back in my head kept telling me something wasnt quite right, i was finally taken seriously when my daughter was 14 months old and she was refered to a specialist and physio, my baby elicia is now touching 20 months, and on our last visit the specialist said that she was looking at my baby having spastic cerebral palsy, i was crushed, i had heard of it before but didnt know a lot about the condition, my specialist had said to me that elicia may never walk, i dont think that i heard a single thing she said after that point, but after reading up on cerebral palsy my whole daughters life seem to fall in to place, it answered so many unanswered questions i had about my daughters developement, now all i want is to know where and how i can help my baby, elicia now sits up very well, doesnt crawl or walk, speach is one word da da, just started finger foods because up untill now she choked on solid food, she rocks a lot to, elicia doesnt know when she is wet or hungry, my elicia with lots of encouragement is a fast learner so im keen to start any technique that will help her developement further, my docters are of the attitude that there is no rush because she isnt going to get any better! but surely that cant be true, i do know condition wont get worse but it can improve with help but just cant seem to now get drs/specialists to take my concerns seriously, maybe im being a worry guts but i cant just sit here and do nothing, there has to be something i can do to help her, please any personal experiences and advise very very welcome, thanks for reading my post, x