Notes: Leeds. Baby's delivery was traumatic. Possible undetected birth trauma. Baby is to be adopted as parents have not come up with reason for the injury. This case shows that if the parents can't say why injury occured they're guilty. If they do, as in case 10, they are still guilty.

Age of mother 31
Racial origin caucasian
Employment unemployed
Age of father 29
Racial origin caucasian
Employment self employed gardener
Parents/carer accused of both parents SBS
Threat of arrest or arrested arrested
Any charges brought father, gbh with intent
Charges dropped no
Child on police protection register yes
Child on at risk register yes
Child taken into care voluntary care, g.parents
Time spent in care 6 months
Child still in care yes
Age of child at that time 4.5 weeks
Sex of child female
Marital status of parents/carer married
Age of child now 8 months
Initial diagnosis shaken baby syndrome
Was diagnosis changed no
Outcome child to be adopted
Type of injury subdural
Retinal Haemorrhaging no
Other injuries fracture knee and ankle
Skeletal survey not clear
Operation to drain blood/fluid no
Birth details ventouse cap and forceps
Intensive or special care no
Brain scan taken in special care n/a
Baby's health before collapse not good
Baby's health on day of collapse poor
Vaccination at time of collapse no
Seizure or stopped breathing seizure
No. of different medical opinions 3
Full or interim care order interim