All too often, innocent parents find themselves facing a CPS investigation. Once someone reports a family to social services, it can be very difficult to get out of the investigation unscathed.
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,
On Christmas morning in 2016, as 18-year-old Alyssa Gilderhus began to open her gifts, she suffered a life-threatening brain aneurysm.
"Could he have some horrible health condition we knew nothing about? One thing I didn’t even think about was how it would look to the doctors and CPS."