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Yes - its difficult to explain how a baby can be shaken hard enough to cause brain damage but the same baby have not neck damage.
originally posted by: fenian8
Sorry but after the absolute shambles and non event of Tom Delonges AMA I definately will not be reading or participating in an AMA for quite a while. Also as just pointed out, Shaken Baby Syndrome, if a baby is shook hard enough by someone it will die, no questions, so I don`t really see the point of it.
originally posted by: tothetenthpower
I'm curious as to how they say it doesn't exist.
I mean sure it may not be a 'syndrome' but if you SHAKE a baby, hard enough, eventually it will die.
Or are children made of elastics these days? I'm going to have to read about this some more.
1. It is, by definition, only theory... no one has or ever will shake 100 babies violently to record and measure the results.
2. Biomechanical experts have done tests on dummies which indicate that humans do not have the strength to shake a baby hard enough to create some of the problems attributed to shaken baby syndrome.
3. Other conditions can and do cause the same so-called "triad" of symptoms which are now attributed to Shaken Baby Syndrome, from viruses and seizures to simple falls.
4. Parents and other caretakers are being charged, convicted and incarcerated for a crime that has not and cannot be proven based on medical theory, and therefore subject to reasonable doubt.
originally posted by: stosh64
A close friends child has severe traumatic brain injury from being shaken. I can assure you it is real.
She is 6 and will never even be able to hold her head up. Her eyes just roll around un focused. It is the saddest thing I have ever seen.
But satanic ritual abuse isn't real thus shaken baby syndrome isn't real?
Got it, I'm out of this mess.
There are thousands of cases were people have by accident been careless with the baby's head, this is well documented, so just because you can't test it doesn't mean it's a theory.
Absoluttly Bs. do you have kids, i have two, i was kind shocked at how fragile babies are in your hands.
I know little about that, might learn more tomorrow.
Look at # 1
originally posted by: Mianeye
a reply to: Zaphod58
Well the part with thousands charged, i'll have to see some info on that.
It sounds exaggerated.
Thanks for doing a piece on Dr Waney Squier, well researched and written. I had to reply to add some important info. I am the author of a book entitled "Secret Courts" which is based on my experiences of helping families against social services and medical misdiagnosis.
I will hang around tomorrow, to see what this is about.
originally posted by: SkepticOverlord
originally posted by: VegHead
It is reckless to say that Shaken Baby Syndrome doesn't exist.
It's my understanding that the filmmakers are not necessarily saying that, but that it's been improperly used and abused by so-called experts and law enforcement.