Steve's wife lost all her memory

Episode 39,  Dec 20, 2019, 08:00 AM

Steve and Camre were excited about becoming parents. They were both surprised when it actually happened though. Little baby Gavin was born 7 weeks early, but he was healthy and strong. While giving birth, Camre had a seizure and had to be put into a medically induced coma. When she awoke, she had no short or long term memory. She did not know Steve, or that she had just had a baby.

If you’re a parent, you know that the birth of your first child is an incredible experience. For Steve and Camre, it didn’t happen at all the way they expected it to.

Steve got the call at work that Camre was at the hospital and had already delivered the baby. He dropped everything and drove there frantically, and he was confused because the baby wasn’t due for another 7 weeks.

He ran into the hospital, and the first thing he saw was his newborn son, Gavin. He quickly scrubbed up and held him for the first time. There was an immediate bond between them.

What Steve didn’t know was that, at that moment, Camre was being put into a medically induced coma in order to save her life. He also didn’t know that when she would come out of that coma, she would have no memory of anything. She would not recognize Steve, and she wouldn’t even know she had just had their baby.

That was the beginning of a long journey for this family, and Steve wrote a book about it. It’s called But I Know I Love You, and you can get it on Amazon.

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I really enjoyed my conversation with Steve, and I hope you do too.