An Italian woman who fell into a coma 10 months ago after having a heart attack when pregnant woke up to find she was now the mother of a baby boy.
- Cristina Rosi, 37, from Tuscany, was seven months pregnant when she fell into a coma.
- Her daughter, Caterina, was delivered by doctors through an emergency C-section.
- When mother first woke up from a coma Her first word was ‘Mom’.
A woman in a coma ten months ago woke up to find that she was now the mother of a girl.
Christina Rosi, 37, from Monte San Savino in Tuscany, was seven months pregnant when she suffered a heart attack and fell into a coma in July last year.
Her daughter, Caterina, was delivered by doctors through an emergency caesarean section while Ms Rosi remained in a coma.
Now, 10 months after the tests, Ms Rosie’s husband Gabriel Zucci, 42, describes the ‘real happiness’ he and his wife were finally able to embrace after a ‘A lot of suffering’
Christina Rosi, 37, from Monte San Savino in Tuscany. She was seven months pregnant when she had a heart attack and fell into a coma last year.
He also said that Ms. Rosie’s earliest words after she woke up from her coma were: ‘Mamma’.
Succi told the Italian newspaper La Nazione: ‘It was a real joy after so much suffering. Even the doctors in the room confirmed that Cristina had said her first words.’
The new mother is now transferred to a clinic in Austria. She will receive specialist care 24 hours a day and undergo a neurological rehabilitation program during her recovery.
Mr Succi said hospital staff had also removed his wife’s tracheostomy. so that you can breathe on your own
He continued: ‘My wife breathed and swallowed by herself.
‘Seeing her progress and thinking how she was a few months ago with all the tests she had to overcome. It seems like a miracle.’
Ms Succi later told news site Arezzo Notizie: ‘Cristina is almost unrecognizable now.
‘She was more relaxed. They removed her tracheotomy. [and] By pumping them, they will give her a pill which will lead to other physical advances.’
Ms Rosi’s daughter, Caterina, was delivered by doctors through an emergency caesarean section.
Ms. Rosie is now transferred to a clinic in Austria. where she will be taken care of by specialists 24 hours a day
Ms Rosi’s treatment, which saw her undergo intensive rehab. It is now funded by a GoFundMe page set up by her husband. which so far has raised more than £155,176 (180,572€).
However, Ms Succi is hoping to raise £257,808 (€300,000) to secure funds for his wife’s treatment abroad.
Ms Succi added: “So far, we can guarantee Cristina’s treatment. We cannot stop now. My wife and daughter deserve to return home in the best possible condition.’
In an effort to increase donations, Monte San Savino Mayor Margherita Scarpellini wrote on Facebook last year: “In addition to donating It is important to tell Cristina’s story so that help arrives as quickly as possible from as many people as possible.”