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Toddler Won’t Wake Up From A Nap, Then Horrified Mom Realizes She Has A ‘Sunless’ Heatstroke

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Amidst the scorching heat of summer, it becomes crucial to prioritize the safety of the very young and elderly, as they are particularly vulnerable to extreme temperatures. Preventing heat stroke becomes paramount during these hot months, as it can be a dangerous and life-threatening condition.

According to the Mayo Clinic, heat stroke occurs when the body overheats due to prolonged exposure to high temperatures or excessive physical exertion in hot weather.

Heat stroke, if not promptly treated, can lead to severe damage to vital organs such as the heart, brain, muscles, and kidneys. Jennifer Abma, a concerned mother, recently went through a terrifying ordeal with her daughter and a heat stroke. She bravely shared her story to raise awareness and prevent similar incidents from happening to other children.

Jennifer’s powerful account of the incident garnered widespread attention, with over 46,000 shares and 11,000 reactions within just two weeks.

The distressing event unfolded when Jennifer found her young daughter, Anastasia, covered in sweat and bright red after she had put herself down for a nap. It took nearly 20 minutes to wake her up, and Jennifer immediately called 911 for help. The paramedics arrived promptly and treated Anastasia’s imbalanced blood sugar with sucrose.

Fortunately, Anastasia eventually woke up and is expected to recover fully. This incident was no one’s fault, but it serves as a stark reminder that we must remain vigilant and take measures to prevent overheating in children, regardless of their activities.

Sharing Jennifer’s story can help spread awareness about the risks of heat stroke and remind everyone to prioritize the safety and well-being of their loved ones during the hot summer months.

Moriah Ballard
Moriah Ballardhttps://tosbos.com/
Moriah Ballard joined the KPRC 2 digital team in the fall of 2021. Prior to becoming a digital content producer in Southeast Texas and a Houstonian, Moriah was an award-winning radio host in her hometown of Lorain, Ohio and previously worked as a producer/content creator in Cleveland. Her faith, family, and community are her top passions.


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