By Mary Romaniec Perhaps it is just the cynic in me that I can rarely look at a media news story without a measure of skepticism. And perhaps it is also that my job as a reporter has me looking...
A recent series of articles in the Washington Post and a segment on NPR have caused quite a stir. The articles are about what we have called for decades shaken baby syndrome. It can be fatal. We now use the term non-accidental head trauma. This term replaced the older one because it is more specific; children […]
TEMPE, AZ - A teenage father was arrested in Tempe on Tuesday after his 2-week-old son suffered injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome, a court document stated.Anthony Estrada, 19, and Savionne Schartzbauer arrived at Banner Desert...Show More Summary
Anthony Estrada, a 19-year-old teen father in Tempe, Arizona, has been arrested after bringing his son to the hospital with injuries related to “Shaken Baby Syndrome.” Estrada claims that he “lost control” of the two-week old boy. He...Show More Summary
Whenever I discuss the concept of being “antivaccine” and how almost nobody wants to have the label “antivaccine” applied ot her, it’s not uncommon that I hear the whinging retort from antivaccinationists claiming that “I’m not antivaccine; I’m pro-vaccine safety,” or some similar claim. Of course, whenever I see antivaccinationists likening vaccination to the Holocaust…
A Rockville daycare operator has been charged with child abuse amid allegations she shook a nine-month-old girl and injured her brain, according to court records.Ana Valentin, 40, who operates My Angel and Me Daycare out of her home, was arrested earlier this month, and is free on bond, police officials said Friday. Show More Summary
Washington Post today launches an investigative series on dubious Shaken Baby Syndrome convictions. “In Illinois, a federal judge who recently freed a mother of two after nearly a decade in prison called Shaken Baby Syndrome ‘more an...Show More Summary
An expert weighs in on controversies in the science of "Shaken Baby Syndrome" cases
JUSTICE: ‘Shaken baby’ doubters give cases another look. The New England Innocence Project is looking at “several” Bay State cases where a person was convicted of murder following a diagnosis of shaken baby syndrome, saying the science behind that conclusion is not sound — the same argument now being made by lawyers for an Irish [...]
Shaken Baby Syndrome is a horrible, disgusting crime and should never be taken lightly. But do you know what SHOULD be taken lightly? Middle school students losing their shit over taking a class at Churchville-Chili Middle School inShow More Summary
Shaken Baby Syndrome is somewhat taboo and simple prevention tactics aren't talked about often with parents, significant others, family members, and caretakers. The post Keep Your Cool: A Father’s Message to Other Fathers About Shaken Baby Syndrome appeared first on The Good Men Project.
The myth of the invincible mom (Huffpost Parents) What is Shaken Baby Syndrome? (Parents.com) Consider acting like a kid for a successful relationship (Your Tango) Lesson to my daughter: the real meaning of happiness (Babble) Rude baby shower behavior … More » Morning Feeding: The Myth Of The Invincible Mom is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
New insight into Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) casts doubt on criminal convictions [Radley Balko, earlier here, etc.] “The Shadow Lengthens: The Continuing Threat of Regulation by Prosecution” [James Copland and Isaac Gorodetski, Manhattan...Show More Summary
Balko brings us the latest on Shaken Baby Syndrome: New research suggests that most humans aren’t capable of shaking an infant hard enough to produce the symptoms in SBS. It usually takes an accompanying blow to the head. And in about half to two-thirds of the 200 or so SBS cases prosecuted each year in the U.S., there […]
Knitters can help prevent shaken baby syndrome this fall (Babble) 7 delicious ways to use chicken broth (The Stir) Something’s fishy (Parents.com) C’mon baby, this don just wants to cuddle (HuffPo Parents) 3 tips to help you manage stress and … More » Morning Feeding: Knitters Can Help Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome This Fall is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.
We're 100% positive The Beatles wouldn't condone Shaken Baby Syndrome, just as The Clash probably wasn't all that interested in "locking the cash box." Yet their lyrics have led us to believe otherwise — for years upon years Depending...Show More Summary
It shouldn't be up for debate that the experts who are allowed to testify in Shaken Baby Syndrome cases must be qualified, accredited and meet a minimum set of standards with respect to their practices, methods and professionalism.
Madilyne Christine Wentz There was no justice for Madilyne, even though the accused, Melinda Bautista, admitted that she shook Madilyne until she was blue and non-responsive. But please, never forget this beautiful angel. Her loved ones miss her every day! Find-A-Grave: Madilyne Christine Wentz Madilyne Crhistine Wentz Madilyne Wentz More time granted in Bautista case [...]
It's been 40 days since George Zimmerman shot and killed an unarmed, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. On Tuesday, a grand jury will begin meeting to decide whether Zimmerman should be indicted and face a trial. This week, Zimmerman bolstered his defense team by adding a new attorney: …
The former neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin nearly two months ago has a new lawyer who has gone on a media offensive the past few days. George Zimmerman's lawyer Hal Uhrig, a former police officer,...Show More Summary