Louise Ivers: 'I can’t sleep at night because of the things that I see.'

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:56 in Health & Medicine

Louise Ivers gently lifted the 7-month-old by his forearms, hoping he would pull himself up as a healthy child a third his age might. But his head hung limply back, eyes wide, upper body slack. At 7 months, when a healthy child would be sitting up on his own and thinking about crawling, this baby boy was unable to control his head, unable to pull himself from the sheets. Gently, she laid him back. read more

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