|Published: 9:07 AM, 02/27/2013
Author: Jessica Cross
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
On June 29, 2009, Ashley Moses held her
newborn son in her arms for the first time.
"He was perfect," Moses recalled of
Moses and her husband, David, named the
8 pound and a quarter-ounce-baby Roger Allen Moses. Doctors told them
Allen, as they called him, was a "very healthy baby."
But, several months later, mother's
intuition told Moses that something was wrong.
"At 4 months, he wasn't rolling over,
holding his head up, holding his bottle or anything a normal baby his
age should be doing," said Moses. "In my mind and deep down, I
knew there was something wrong."
But, the pediatrician told Moses her
son was just going to be a child who developed at a slower rate.
"As a mom, I didn't want anything to
be wrong with my baby boy, so I took the doctor at her word," said
Moses. "Allen looked so perfect; how could something be wrong with
But as more months passed by, Moses did
not notice any change.
See full story in the Wednesday, Feb. 27, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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