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The New Child Abuse Pediatrician: Doctors become Prosecutors

The New Child Abuse Pediatrician:
Doctors become Prosecutors

Editor, Brian Shilhavy

This book is a compilation of over 5 years of research and publishing on, part of the Health Impact News network, covering the topic of Child Abuse Pediatricians, and their role in medical kidnapping. 

Contributing Authors

Terri LaPoint
Terri LaPoint is a co-founder of Terri is a labor doula, childbirth and breastfeeding educator, and assistant midwife. She holds a B.S. in Cultural Anthropology/World Missions with a minor in Behavioral Science from Toccoa Falls College. She is a homeschool mom, speaker, and writer, married to the love of her life for more than 20 years. She is a passionate defender of freedom and endeavors to be a voice for the voiceless.

Monica Mears
Monica Mears holds a Master’s in Journalism from Regent University and writes professionally in a broad variety of genres. She has worked as a senior manager in public relations and communications for major telecommunication companies, and is the former Deputy Director for Media Relations with the Christian Coalition.

Allie Parker
Allie Parker is a Family Advocate and mother. She is a surviving victim of a false Child Abuse Pediatrician’s accusation. 

Dr. Viera Scheibner (PhD)
Dr. Viera Scheibner is Principal Research Scientist (Retired) with a doctorate in Natural Sciences from Comenius University in Bratislava. After an eminent scientific career in micropalaeontology during which she published 3 books and some 90 scientific papers in refereed scientific journals in Australia and overseas, she studied babies’ breathing patterns with the Cotwatch breathing monitor developed by her late husband Leif Karlsson in the mid-1980s. Babies had alarms after vaccination, indicating stress. This introduced her to the subject of vaccination. She then started systematically studying orthodox medical papers dealing with vaccination issues. To this day she has collected and studied more than 100,000 pages of medical papers. 

Brian Shilhavy
Brian Shilhavy is the founder of Health Impact News and He has a BA in Bible and Greek from Moody Bible Institute, and an MA in Applied Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Going to the Children’s Hospital? Bring Your Lawyer.

New Pediatric Sub-specialty Appears to Correlate with Recent Epidemic of Medical Kidnappings

New Pediatric Sub-specialty: the “Child Abuse Pediatrician”

Children’s Hospitals Build Entire Teams focused on Child Abuse

Child Abuse is Not A Medical Diagnosis, but a Legal Accusation

Multiple Ethical Concerns for Child Abuse Specialists and Teams

“Defensive Doctoring” Leading to Families Wrongly Accused?

Child Abuse Pediatricians a Self-fulfilling Prophecy?

Video Surveillance Violates Privacy Rights, Heightens Antagonism

Families Irreparably Damaged, Reputations and Jobs Lost, Children Emotionally

Chapter 2: Child Abuse Pediatricians: An “Ethically Bankrupt” Profession that Destroys Families

Child Abuse Pediatricians: An “Ethically Bankrupt” Profession that Destroys Families

Child Abuse Pediatrics: The “Science” of Arrogance

High Risks for Hurting Families: Ambiguous Clinical Situations Lead to Accusations

Medical Child Abuse Numbers on the Rise

Child Abuse Pediatricians – Ethically Bankrupt

Arrogant Disregard for Specialists

Multiple Conflicting Roles of CAPs Strain Objectivity

Discounting Community Professionals Who Know the Family

Misplaced Trust: Other Professionals Abdicate Responsibility

Pseudo-Science of “Shaken Baby Syndrome” Demonstrates Flaws in Child Abuse Pediatrics

Child Abuse Pediatrics and SBS – Riddled with Biased Opinion, Flawed Science

“Religiously Fanatic” Pediatric Professionals Resist New Findings

Uneven Distribution of SBS Cases Nationwide Demonstrates Unequal Justice

Accountable to No One – No Legal Recourse for Innocent Families

Searchable Database of State Child Abuse Programs by State

Chapter 3: Pediatric Child Abuse “Experts” are NOT Experts in Anything

Defense Lawyers, Prosecutors Spar over Hospital’s Agreement to Help Prosecute Cases

The Agreement Explains Things

Child Abuse Doctors – Working for the Prosecution

Ethics Concerns in Child Abuse Investigations

Child Abuse “Experts” – NOT Experts in Anything

Finding “Child Abuse” Motivated by Funding, not Actual Abuse

Many Innocent Parents Accused by Child Abuse Doctors

Conflict of Interest Should Be Disclosed

Social Workers and Judges Duped by Child Abuse Specialists

Shouldn’t Child Abuse Specialists Be Required to Read “Miranda Rights” to Parents?

Outside of the Corrupt Family Court System, Judges are Increasingly Throwing out Child Abuse Convictions if Opposing Medical Testimony is Not Presented at Trial

Chapter 4: Child Abuse Pediatricians: Exposing Their Role in Medical Kidnappings to the Public

We The People

Chapter 5: Elite Medical Doctors Seek to Control the Media and Public’s Perception of Child Abuse Specialists

The Helfer Society Wants to Educate Media

More on the Helfer Society Agenda

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Policies Serve to Endanger, Not Protect, Children

Chapter 6: Has the U.S. Become a Medical Police State? How Doctors Deny Due Process to Kidnap Children Through CPS

“The Battered-Child Syndrome”

Other Medical Conditions Rejected by Kempe and His Followers

Circular Reasoning

CPS Established as Result of Doctors’ Assertions

There Has Never Been Complete Consensus with Child Abuse Doctors’ Interpretations

Using X-rays to “Prove” Child Abuse

Conclusion: How Much Longer will Society Allow Doctors to Have the Power to Kidnap Children and Destroy Families?

Chapter 7: History of Shaken Baby Theories Exposed: How an Elite Group of Pediatric Radiologists Started Medical Kidnapping in the 1940s

Dr. John Caffey Established His Breed of Doctors as “The Experts” in Child Abuse –
in the 1940s

Caffey’s Junior Assistant Discovers “Unrecognized Skeletal Trauma”

Dr. Edward Neuhauser

Exclusive Group of Pediatric Radiologists Is Formed

Society Gives Rise to “The Battered-Child Syndrome” Landmark Paper

X-Rays Have Never Told the Whole Picture

It Goes Back to Funding and Power

Chapter 8: Attorney: Child Abuse Pediatricians Aligned with Child Protective Services Destroy Innocent Families

Reforming the Use of Child Abuse Pediatric Teams in Child Protective Case


The Rise of Child Abuse Pediatrics and Alignment with State Authorities

Wrongful Convictions Raise Questions

Addressing Legal and Ethical Issues

Chapter 9: Legal Experts: Shaken Baby Diagnosis Leads to “Destruction of Families Beyond Anything Comparable in the Modern History of the American Justice System”

Losing in the courts, the medical system is trying to fight back

Chapter 10: American Academy of Pediatrics’ Failing Shaken Baby Syndrome Diagnoses: Use Tyranny When Science Fails

General Consensus Does Not Equal Proof or Fact

Chapter 11: Vaccine Induced Scurvy and Shaken Baby Syndrome

Scurvy and Vaccination

The history of vaccines causing scurvy.  Many parents falsely accused of inflicted injury—the infamous shaken baby syndrome

Chapter 12: World Renowned Neuropathologist has Career Destroyed for Disproving Shaken Baby Syndrome

World Renowned Neuropathologist has Career Destroyed for Disproving Shaken Baby Syndrome

Other Professionals Agree with Dr. Squier – Consider SBS Theory “Junk Science”

Are the General Medical Council Members Qualified to Rule on SBS, or Was This Simply a “Witch Hunt”?

Supreme Irony: Dr. Squire to Receive “Champion of Justice Award” from 69
Organizations Around the World

Parents Exonerated from Crimes they did not Commit Speak Out

Chapter 13: Dr. Squier Wins Appeal but Banned from Telling the Truth in Court about Shaken Baby Syndrome

Dr. Waney Squier Wins Her Appeal but Banned from Telling the Truth in Court

Over Three Hundred Doctors, Scientists and Lawyers Write Letter of Protest

Dr. Squiers’ Win Tinged with Sadness

Never Question Authority

Three Leading Pathologists Accuse Police of Smear Campaign

Chapter 14: Common Childbirth Practice Could Lead to Later False Diagnosis of Shaken Baby Syndrome


Cytotec and Other Risks for Brain Injury

Even Normal Birth Can Result in Shaken Baby Symptoms

Medical Heresy to Question Shaken Baby Doctrine

Circular Reasoning

Once Abuse Is Mentioned, Doctors Stop Looking for Other Causes

More Information about Shaken Baby Syndrome

Chapter 15: Study: Shaken Baby Syndrome Diagnosis Lacks Scientific Evidence – Leads to False Accusations of Child Abuse

SBS Diagnosis Lacks Scientific Evidence

Shaken Baby Syndrome as a Diagnosis

A Typical Scenario

Increased Awareness of Criteria for Diagnosis of Abuse

Diagnosis of Child Abuse Varies by Region

While Accusations Increase, Fewer Parents Are Shaking Babies

Tens of Thousands of Innocent Parents May Be Incarcerated for False Accusation of Abuse

See stories of families impacted by allegations of Shaken Baby Syndrome:

More Information about Shaken Baby Syndrome:

Chapter 16: Study: In 96% of Shaken Baby Syndrome Cases Analyzed Infants Had Metabolic Bone Disorders

Causes of Brittle Bone Disorders

Child Abuse Pediatricians: A Medical Profession Dependent on Finding Child Abuse

Chapter 17: New Proposed Federal Law Would Make it Easier to Medically Kidnap Children by Doctors

Chapter 18: Exposing How Child Abuse Pediatricians Medically Kidnap Children: A Guide for Parents

Trapped, Like a Dolphin in a Net

Risk Factors Identified by AAP

Military Service Targeted as “At Risk”

Explanations that Trigger Abuse Suspicions

Injuries that Trigger Abuse Suspicions

Once a Doctor Says Abuse, They Stop Looking for Medical Causes

Irony – AAP President Says Separation Is Abuse

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