Robert De Niro's Girlfriend Tiffany Chen Diagnosed With Bell's Palsy After Welcoming Baby Girl

Robert De Niro's Partner Diagnosed With Bell's Palsy

Tiffany Chen's postpartum journey took an unexpected and scary turn.

In April, the martial arts instructor gave birth to her and partner Robert De Niro's first child together, a baby girl named Gia. And although it was a celebratory time, Tiffany quickly began to struggle with her health.

"When I went home, I started to feel like, my tongue felt strange," Tiffany told Gayle King in an interview clip aired on CBS Mornings July 13. "It felt a little tingly, just starting to get a little bit numb. And then I realized my face…my face just felt weird."

As the 45-year-old recalled, "It was jus…