The Hannah Rose Foundation

Shaken Baby Syndrome

1,200 and 1,600 children die every year in the United States from SBS. The Hannah Rose Foundation was formed to raise money to educate people about the fatal consequences of shaking your baby. It is our mission in life to prevent this from ever happening again to any child!

"Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime."

- Herbert Ward

Latest News

Physical Clues

September 18th, 2011

Those who regularly work with children can sometimes be caught in a quandary. Of course, any active child is going to occasionally be bruised or injured. Those who abuse will often use this to their advantage by claiming that the injuries they have caused happened in the normal course of activity or play. It is [...]

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Emotional Abuse

September 18th, 2011

There is an abuse that attacks a child’s heart and psyche instead of his body. An emotionally abused child can begin to cringe emotionally just as much as a physically abused child cringes physically. It most likely will not be as noticeable. That child may recoil emotionally for months or years before someone recognizes what [...]

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Calming Down

September 18th, 2011

We have discussed on this blog before that it’s not just “bad” people who abuse their children. Sometimes it is a “good” parent who gets caught up in a time of high pressure or a situation that is controlled by emotions. A parent who truly loves his child may do something in a fit that [...]

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Drugs & Alcohol

September 18th, 2011

There are some many conditions that create a stronger potential for child abuse. Some of these conditions are not avoidable, but they must be controlled. Other conditions are entirely avoidable and must be eliminated. Pressure filled situations and emotions are a couple of examples of unavoidable conditions. These are a part of life and can [...]

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Steps to Online Protection

September 1st, 2011

As we have discussed in a previous post, there are plenty of online predators looking to abuse children. It is important to take pre-emptive steps to protect your children. This is definitely an area where you want to err on the side of caution. For all of the danger that is lurking out there online, [...]

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Online Abuse Scenarios

September 1st, 2011

While attempting to protect your child from abuse and predators, make sure that you don’t miss a quiet one that may be right in your own house. The exploitation of children on the Internet is a rapidly growing problem. There are more and more exciting and legitimate things for young people to do on the [...]

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Help a Loved One

August 23rd, 2011

Is there an adult friend or loved one that you believe is being abused? It can be a heart-wrenching situation. You can see the hurt and you want to help; yet your hands are tied in so many ways. While you can’t make decisions for others, there are some things you can do to help. [...]

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Physical Child Abuse

August 23rd, 2011

Whether intended or not, injury cause by physical aggression is considered to be physical child abuse. The symptoms may be seen in bruises, cuts, burns, swelling, bite marks, and welts. Non-physical symptoms may also include a fear of going home or a general fear of adults that goes beyond mere shyness. These symptoms may be [...]

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Emotional Effects of Abuse

August 10th, 2011

While not wanting to downplay the physical aspects of child abuse, it is important to note that the emotional effects of abuse can last longer and reach farther in many cases. A child’s view of their own worth can be severely diminished even through adulthood. The ability to build long-lasting, meaningful relationships can be gravely [...]

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Non-Physical Sexual Abuse

August 10th, 2011

There is nothing quite so loathsome as a person who will sexually assault or molest an innocent child. There should be no hesitation to report a person when you have a legitimate reason to believe that someone is engaged in this type of behavior. However, many may overlook the fact that sexual abuse may occur [...]

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