Parenting a Mentally Challenged Child
Pause and Think: How Does it Affect a Mother?
Have you ever stopped to wonder how caring for a mentally challenged child can affects the mother, especially her mental health?
Raising and caring for a mentally challenged child can cause a lot of stress for the mother, on multiple levels. Finding appropriate and affordable healthcare and education is one challenge.
Yes, it can be Stressful
Stressors and Challenges
Finding appropriate and affordable healthcare and education is one challenge.
Always on Alert
Caring for mentally challenged child requires a mother to be extra alert at all times - another point of stress and probable exhaustion.
It Takes a Toll
These things can take a toll on the physical, mental and emotional health of a mother. And such mothers often feel they are lacking, incompetent and unworthy.
Help Her Out
If you know or interact with mothers of mentally challenged children, do your bit: help her out and try to ease her burden in some way.
Take the Step!
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