Shaking babies: What are the risks?

Shaking or being deliberately rough with a baby can cause:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Fits
  • Learning disabilities
  • Brain damage
  • Death

The NSPCC has launched a new campaign to help new mothers and fathers develop coping strategies when dealing with the pressures of parenthood.

Source: NSPCC

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'Shaking babies' campaign

New parents in Wales are set to be shown a DVD about the devastating effects of shaking their babies.