Last year, after Jessica Porten told the nurse at her newborn daughter’s first appointment that she was experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression, the nurse called the police.
In 2010, after Michelle Mitchell’s physician recommended she have a cesarean section, her doctor threatened to call CPS if she did not consent to it.
Olivia was 9-years-old, caught a stomach bug, then stopped eating and walking. The hospital ordered psychotherapy for 35 hours a week and said her parents could not be involved. The parents said no,
After Michael and Melissa Bright’s infant son fell and hurt his head, they took him to a hospital. The hospital reported the Brights to CPS, which then took both of their children by emergency
How likely is it that CPS will investigate your family? Over 37% of children will experience a child protective services (CPS) investigation by the time they turn 18, according to the
Can your child be legally left at home without a babysitter or other supervision? Well, that depends.