Charli had her 6 mo immunizations yesterday. She had been cranky all day (as she has been the last week or so..we think she is teething). She woke twice last night (unsure of time) crying out..she has done this occasionally in the past..I gave her the bink and she feel back to sleep. She woke a third time and my husband was just coming to bed (around 4a or so) and I went to give her the bink and could feel the heat coming off of her. I flipped the light on and she was pinker than pink, her whole face. I took her temp, 101.3 rectal. She has never gone above 99.5 for anything, not with her ear infection or shots. I called the ped and while waiting for him to call back I started noticing a pattern she was making with her right arm (her affected stroke side..something she never does). She would bring it off the bed in like a half arc to straight up in front of her then put it down again. I looked at her face and her eyes were open, she was moving her head back and forth (not fast, but like she does almost when she sleeps and is restless) and she was smacking her lips and kind of licking them with her tongue. she was also kind of straightening her legs out at the same time together..tensing them. That was when I started to panic. The ped called, I told him all of this and he said to try and record it with a camera if I could so they could see if it was definitely a seizure. My DH couldn't find the camera *he had taken his Lunesta already and was OUT OF IT!* and while still on the phone with the ped she stopped doing it, at the same time my DH was talking to her and she started opening her mouth and moving her left arm at him (she looks at us and opens her mouth wide ..like a little bird all the time. Not sure why she does it, I guess it's a happy thing). Ped said he thinks it's a partial seizure given the fact she "came to" or oriented again so quickly, and didn't really lose consciousness. I have no idea what a partial seizure is, or really what to expect with febrile seizures (FTM here) he said it didn't sound like a febrile seizure to him, and based on her stroke history she is at risk to have seizures with fever I guess (no one ever told us that before...but It's something I've always worried about for some reason. I'm OCD about her temp and never knew why really) We were told in the NICU and at follow up with the ped neuro she didn't have seizures and they didn't think she would have any. Now I'm freaking out (although surprisingly calm given how anxious I usually am) He wants me to call neuro and get a repeat MRI and EEG (both of which haven't been done since NICU) and if her temp goes over 102 or she seems to have another "episode" call 911 or go to ER depending on how stable she is. I think my calm is I need to be calm and keep my wits about me in case something else happens. One thing I've always been is calm in a crisis. My mom is on her way down to watch her so I can get some sleep later. I'm sure I'll lose it then. I've always been so scared of her having a febrile seizure, and now the ped says she may need seizure meds etc. I guess the point to my rant is has anyone dealt with this "partial seizure" before, and what really happens during a seizure? For working in health care as long as I have I've never seen anyone actually have a seizure. I know what they tell you to look for, but should I be noticing or looking for anything else that they don't normally tell you about?