Annie and Josh say as children, their mother, Shauna Taylor, made them sick. Annie learned her mother put insulin in her milk, and Josh claims he was force-fed coins, locked in a dog crate with his brother and taken to the emergency room nearly 1,000 times. Taylor was diagnosed with Munchausen syndrome by proxy, and the siblings were removed from her care.

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In Today’s Takeaway, Dr. Phil explains why he believes women with Munchausen syndrome by proxy may harm their children.
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