Shaken baby syndrome

Shaken baby syndrome is VERY serious. It happens when someone has violently shaken a child to the point of causing whiplash and brain damage. If you or someone you know seems to be in a state of mind that could cause them to harm their child get help right away.

If a baby or toddler exhibits any of the following symptons call 911 or take them to a doctor right away. they may be suffering from SBS

Extreme irritability
Difficulty staying awake
Breathing problems
Poor eating
Tremors
Vomiting
Pale or bluish skin
Seizures
Paralysis
Coma

At the hospital they will do a series of test to confirm if its shaken baby syndrome They may include a CT scan, an MRI, X-rays, an blood tests.

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    06/05/14
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      06/05/14
      Beth
      It's terrifying to think about. Thanks for the information though!
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        06/05/14
        8Theresa Gould
        It's so scary to even think about. I have read news stories where it has happened and those poor babies....
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