Woman Jailed In Battery Case
Her Infant Son Was Sent To Children’s Hospital
Posted: March 1, 2013 at 1:14 p.m.
The mother of a baby boy was arrested Tuesday in connection with injuries that resulted in the child being taken to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock.
At A Glance
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Shaken Baby Syndrome is the leading cause of death in abusive head trauma cases. An estimated 1,200 to 1,400 children are injured or killed by shaking every year in the United States. Actual numbers may be much higher as many likely go undetected. More than 300 babies a year die from being shaken in the U.S.
Source: National Center On Shaken Baby Syndrome
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