Carrier Mills mother brings awareness to Shaken Baby Syndrome - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois

Carrier Mills mother brings awareness to Shaken Baby Syndrome

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CARTERVILLE (WSIL) -- April marks National Child Abuse Awareness Month and a local mother is sharing her own story to raise awareness.

Janet Simmons of Carrier Mills is the National Speaker for Shaken Baby Syndrome/abusive head trauma. Her daughter Kristina was shaken at 8-months-old by a caregiver. Her daughter spent 45 days in the hospital initially. She is now 21 years old and is forever disabled.
 

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