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Morning Feeding: The Myth Of The Invincible Mom

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.

Police and prosecution roundup

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

The Imperfect Science Of Justice

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 […]

Morning Feeding: Knitters Can Help Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome This Fall

8 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

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.

14 Misheard Song Lyrics You Can't Unhear

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

Radley Balko: Mississippi Man Convicted With Dubious Testimony Moves Closer To Execution

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 murder 4/14/2005 Tulsa, OK Melinda Bautista, day care owner, acquitted of her death by shaken baby syndrome

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 [...]

Zimmerman's shaken baby syndrome defense

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: …

George Zimmerman's Lawyer Invokes "Shaken Baby Syndrome" As Defense In Trayvon Martin Shooting

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

Zimmerman Lawyer Invokes Shaken Baby Syndrome

George Zimmerman's lawyers put forth a novel assertion on CBS today, when lawyer Hal Uhrig suggested that Zimmerman was justified in shooting Trayvon Martin because he might have gotten… shaken baby syndrome? "People have said, the force was too much even if he broke his nose and slammed his head...

"Shaken Baby Syndrome" used in defense of Trayvon Martin’s killer

SANFORD, Florida (Reuters) - "Shaken Baby Syndrome" was cited on Friday in the defense of George Zimmerman, the Sanford, Florida, man who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, in a case that has sparked a widespread public outcry.

George Zimmerman Lawyer Cites ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’ in Trayvon Martin Shooting

Hal Uhrig, an ex-Florida police officer and the new criminal-defense attorney for Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, is starting off with a media campaign to defend his client. Today on CBS, Uhrig explained how Martin was attacking Zimmerman, requiring him to shoot the 17-year-old in self defense. "We're familiar with ... More »

The vilest antivaccine lie that won't die: Shaken baby syndrome as "vaccine injury"

Way back in the day, when I first encountered antivaccine views in that wretched Usenet swamp of pseudoscience, antiscience, and quackery known as misc.health.alternative, there was one particular antivaccine lie that disturbed me more than just about any other. Show More Summary

The Shaky Science of Shaken Baby Syndrome

2 years agoHealth : Healthland

On New York’s Rikers Island, the parents of baby Annie await trial for shaking their infant girl to death. Her mother and father deny harming their child in any way, but prosecutors claim the 70 day old baby died with a severely fractured skull and brain damage consistent with being shaken violently. Shaken baby syndrome [...]

Ninth Circuit Ordered to Reinstate Verdict in Shaken Baby Case

The Supreme Court ordered the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate a verdict against Shirley Ree Smith today in a shaken baby syndrome case that grabbed national headlines. In the opinion, the Court also admonished the Ninth Circuit for repeatedly supplanting the jury verdict in the case with its......

Educating new parents cuts shaken baby syndrome

2 years agoHealth : The Chart

Head trauma from shaken baby syndrome is the most common cause of traumatic death for infants under the age of 1. Shaken baby syndrome  occurs when a child is shaken so hard that it causes major head trauma and bleeding in the brain and or retina. When not fatal, it can lead to a host [...]

Improving The Understanding Of "Shaken Baby" Syndrome

A University of Queensland investigator has discovered that each year 20 babies die unnecessary due head injuries resulting from child abuse. The investigation by Dr Melissa Kaltner forms part of what it thought to be the primary investigation of the incidence of Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) in children aged two years and under in Australia...

The 6th Floor: New Evidence on Shaken Baby Syndrome

When I wrote about shaken baby syndrome last winter for the magazine, a Canadian pathologist named Evan Matshes was working on intriguing new research that hadn't yet been published.

Tuesday Night TV and Open Thread

It's the finals on The Voice. I hope Beverly wins. On Frontline on PBS, The Child Cases, a investigative report on the faulty science behind shaken baby syndrome. Even one of the prosecution experts in the Nanny case of Louise Woodward has switched sides. Show More Summary

When The Economy Gets Worse, People Shake Babies More

When the going gets tough, the weak get going on their babies. A new study finds a rise in "shaken baby syndrome" correlates with economic downturns. At one hospital, the number of babies that were hospitalized for what is known as "non-accidental head trauma" doubled during th recession. Show More Summary

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