How To Avoid Child Abuse By A Babysitter? Mom Captures A Nanny Mistreating Her Baby On Hidden Camera, And Shares An Important Warning
December 6, 2018 19:25 By Mambee
Every mother might stand on s crossroad facing the choice of trusting her baby with a sitter. One of the major concerns is the child’s safety, and the risk of exposing them to abuse, that occurs more often than you think.
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It is hard to handle the posssibility that your baby might be abused.
Nearly 5 children die every day from abuse and neglect. More than 70% of them are 2 years old and younger.
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This mom decided to use a hidden camera to check on her her baby and the woman hired as a babysitter. The mother’s discovery shocked her to the core.
The video revealed how her precious child was treated. According to a heart-wrenching Instagram post, the mom had found a highly professional and experienced person, but she turned out to be a villain in disguise.
She demonstrated abusive behavior towards the baby boy, including physical and emotional humiliation.
The Ukraine citizen decided to share the warning with other parents, claiming that danger may come from those you don’t expect.
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It is important to report child abuse if you witness it, whether you learn about the painful ordeal from cameras or from tour child’s words.
Learn how to do it properly here.
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The best scenario is to prevent it before it happens.
This does not mean you should never use a babysitter's help. You may want to give her tips on to handle a baby properly and avoid mistreatment:
- Explain that crying is not about driving her mad. Teach her how your child typically calms down, or what she needs to check in order to satisfy his needs: wet diaper, hunger, thirst, feeling cold or craving something.
- Establish rules about what she can or can’t do. For example, she should not force a child to eat if they do not want to.
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- You may tell the babysitter about the cameras you have in the house. Even if you don’t, it still can restrain a person from doing bad things.
- Watch your child’s behavior. If you come back home and find them frustrated, moody, sad or downcast, there is something wrong.
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- Before trusting your child to a stranger, spend a few days together, watching how she is getting along with the child.
- Remember the number. You can always use Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: (1-800) 422-4453.
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Everyone can make an impact to reduce the rate of child abuse. The treatment children receive affects their personality development. Let’s all help them become healthy, independent, and self-confident adults.