Stop child abuse before it starts. Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), also know as Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), is a serious form of child abuse most commonly triggered by crying. By explaining why babies cry, identifying frustration thresholds, and providing tips on how to cope with infant crying, this proactive program is a must-see for anyone who has an infant in their care. 15 min.
Crying and Abusive Head Trauma
Why crying is normal and all babies do it, description of AHT, 3D animation of effect on baby's brain from shaking or blunt force.
When to Take a Time Out
Describes frustration threshold and signs of losing control, how to take a time out and put baby in a safe place, symptoms of AHT, importance of calling 911 immediately.
How to Create a Crying Plan
Making a checklist of baby's physical needs, effective soothing techniques, choosing the right caregiver, asking for help, eating well, getting exercise and enough sleep.
M-1549 $124.95 DVD (English)