She Delivered a Healthy Baby, But 3 Weeks Later the Unthinkable Happened

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Holly Gerlach, a 26-year-old woman, saw her dream come true when she gave birth to a perfectly healthy little boy. But she didn’t get to experience all the beautiful things that come from being a new-mother for too long because three weeks after she gave birth, the young woman was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disorder called Guillain-Barre Syndrome. The first symptoms were pain in her neck and a weakness in her legs, but the disease developed extremely fast and within the first 12 hours since experiencing the first syndromes, she could no longer walk on her own. Here is her entire story: