Learning that your child has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) can trigger a variety of emotions. The initial shock can be followed by feelings of grief, anger, or hopelessness. These feelings can vary over time.
These are normal responses. Each person will react in their own way in their own time.
If the challenge of caring for your child has you feeling stressed or overwhelmed, you’re not alone. This, too, is normal. It’s a lot to handle. It’s a diagnosis that affects everyone in the family.
Read more at: https://www.healthline.com/health/spinal-muscular-atrophy/resources