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Woman suffering from sleeping beauty syndrome sleeps through the birth of her first child

By Mason White 3:43 AM December 24, 2015
Jody Robson with her two children 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A young woman in the United Kingdom, who suffers from sleeping beauty syndrome, fell asleep just one day before giving birth to her first child and woke up a week later.

24-year-old Jody Robson of Birmingham, regularly falls asleep for up to 11 days at a time.

Robson believes that she has Kleine Levin syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes people to sleep for days or weeks at a time.

Robson revealed that one moment she closes her eyes and the next she wakes up and two to three weeks have gone by.

Her 29-year-old husband Steven, then tells her what she missed. Robson’s first experience with the disorder has been when she was just 12 years old.

She went to a friend’s house for a sleepover, but did not wake up for eight days. Robson’s episodes are so serious that slept through the birth of her first child.

She fell into a long sleep just one day before her first child was born. She has no recollection of the birth. When she finally woke up two weeks later, she looked down at her body and realized that her belly was gone.

Steven had to introduce her child Harley, and explain the events of the birth. Sleeping beauty syndrome is very rare.