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IN People ON 16 Sep, 2015
A North Calorina’s Mother Tale of bond and life
Believe it or not, there is a subconscious bond between the mother and her child from the moment the lady conceived and it goes on till eternity, no science can describe the reason, it is a feeling best understood by a mother only.
Shelly Cawley is the best example for the same. While sharing how she felt before going for an emergency C-Section, she said, Í was too scared, I felt as if I shall never be able to wake up from surgery’. However, she delivered a healthy baby but a blood clot created havoc during surgery and she went into the coma. There was a point when doctors started thinking that they have lost her, Jeremy Cawley, Shelly’s husband told.
We kept the little one on Shelly's chest, and to our surprise she felt so comfortable and cozy that she fell asleep. We prodded her to wake her up with the help of her father and we were sure that the baby's first cry would go through Shelly's ear.
However one of the nurses where Shelly was being operated shared her feeling, she said, 'We doctors strongly believed in the skin to skin contact between a child and his mother just after the birth, we feel that if it is not going to do any good, but it will still not harm anyone. And so we tried, assuming that Shelly's motherly instincts would make her feel her baby and that she is still there, that she will respond to her just born baby's touch.
And as if it was what Shelly in coma was desperately waiting for, it took some 10 minutes and then she let out a wail, shared Jeremy. After regaining from coma, Shelly said, 'I suppose hearing her cry, though with a subconscious mind, gave me a reason to wake up from coma, to gain the courage to fight for life and to gain determination that my baby needs me, like no one else on this Earth and that I have to woke up and live a normal life'.
And so miracle did happen and today Shelly is living a super normal life with her cute angel and supportive husband.