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#1 of 4 Old 06-02-2008, 10:15 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Does anyone know? Ever since I was jabbed with that stupid needle, I don't remember actually saying it was ok. (I was heavily drugged for 12 or so hours after the birth.) I've had problems with my memory. It didn't bother me until I couldn't remember my child's birthday. I had no idea when it was I drew a complete blank. I know that a complication of rubella happens to be memory loss, so it makes me wonder if it was the shot.

So if anyone has any ideas LMK. Thanks.
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How old is your child and how long ago did this happen?

I’m really not trying to sound snarky but I have memory loss from being a mom lol. I can’t remember anything anymore. I have had to have 2 bank cards replaced because I keep misplacing them, lost my keys 2 times, etc. Lack of sleep can cause memory loss.

I’m not sure if it could be a side effect of the shot. Does it say that in the package insert?
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[QUOTE=CaraNicole;11371531]Does anyone know? Ever since I was jabbed with that stupid needle, I don't remember actually saying it was ok. (I was heavily drugged for 12 or so hours after the birth.) QUOTE]

You might not have said "it's ok" specifically. You probably signed a global consent form when you registered at the hospital.
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I have had memory problems since receiving MMR as a young adult (several times, long story), long before becoming a mom. Prior to this, my memory was near photographic, so the deterioration was recognizable pretty quickly.
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