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post #41 of 42
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Originally Posted by Cetan Luta View Post
IF the mother is actually starving and neglecting her baby, and used to seem like a wonderful normal person, then I would think the mama probably has some severe post partum depression and needs help Badly.
post #42 of 42
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Originally Posted by waiting2bemommy View Post
I did manage to find her on facebook so hopefully she responds and I will be able to find out for sure what the story is. It just seems really weird to me that a doctor wouldn't at least ASK or suspect neglect first, if the baby was so dehydrated/undernourished. And....if she didn't go, how does she know what the doc said? And if she did go to the appt, why didn't she tell the doc the truth?
I was thinking exactly this when I read your first post. Since you knew the mom before, I think it's a great idea to get in touch with her. It sounds like there is at least some level of exaggeration on the part of the grandmother. Best to just talk to the mom directly if you can.
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