How much do you really know about the people you hand your children over to? Whether it's a nanny, teacher or coach, you're entrusting them with your children ... and there can be devastating consequences.
"We're not saying you shouldn't leave your child with someone," Dr. Phil clarifies. "But we are saying that you need to be aware of potential problems." Find out how to protect your children.
Please be advised: At the beginning of this show, Dr. Phil cautions viewers that there will be graphic footage.  
A Nanny Charged With Abuse Jennifer was shocked when she saw the footage from her nanny cameras. The nanny is now awaiting trial on charges against Jennifer's 4-month-old girl.

"My husband and I both screamed."
Statement from the nanny's attorney.
 
'Losing My Baby Boy' Kristen's 2-year-old son, Andre, lost his life after he was found face down in a pond while in the care of his babysitter. Kristen and her mother are wracked with sorrow and guilt.

How they can begin to heal.
 
Daycare Nightmare Brenda's 4-month-old son, Devin, was violently shaken at a church daycare center. He sustained multiple bone fractures and permanent brain damage.

"We don't know what tomorrow brings."
Statement from Ann Barber from prison.
 
Shaken Baby Syndrome Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is the collection of signs and symptoms resulting from the violent shaking of an infant or small child. It is a form of child abuse.

Never shake a baby.
 
Advice
Protecting Your Child - Even From Caretakers Signs of Shaken Baby Syndrome
 
Related Resources
Making Childcare Choices: How to Find, Hire and Keep the Best Childcare for Your Kids
by Gail Sagel and Lori Berke

 
Care Check www.carecheck.net (800) 624-2930 (then dial 00)   Shaken Baby Alliance www.shakenbaby.com  
Special Thanks
Leslie Feil, Ph.D. Barrington, RI (401) 247-1171   Kate Bergbauer, LCSW Carlsbad, CA (760) 889-1894