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30 Jun 2005

Am I a bad mother?
I guess I am dealing with an issue here and not a real problem. Last month I took my baby to a gp. He didn't even thoroughly exam the child. He told me the child had a cold. Three days later the child didn't respond and I took him to his padiatriacian. He was diagnose with phenomia and was rushed to hospital. Dr told me by day 5 that he doesn't think that he will pull him through. By Gods Grace oour prayers was answered and my child was healed. I keep blaming myself that I should have taken better care seeing that this is my second child. Daycare mother phoned me just now said that she suspects that the child is sick again. I am actually paralized with fear. Thoughts running about the last incident. I just want to grab my car keys and instead of fetching him drove off as far from my problem as possible.

Maybe I am just paranoid. Maybe I should take a deep breath and and phone the dr for an appointment. Is it normal to feel this way.? To think I can run away from this problem and that it will stay away?. Tanx anyway
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

lerita, I answered at the other time you posted this message. Often, a child with some heart problems may be more at risk of pneumonia than other kids, so being vigilant is a good idea. Pleased to hear the dagnosis is now clear and treatment has started.
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