Mother jailed for hiding baby’s death in 2005 – BBC News

Posted March 17th, 2017 in concealing birth, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A mother has been jailed for 21 months for covering up the death of her baby son for more than a decade.’

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BBC News, 17th March 2017

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Woman gave birth to baby in bath and then left it on neighbour’s doorstep – The Independent

Posted September 18th, 2015 in birth, concealing birth, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by tracey

‘A woman gave birth to her baby in a bath and then abandoned it on a neighbour’s doorstep because she believed it was the result of an extramarital affair.’

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The Independent, 17th September 2015

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Claudia Martins guilty of killing newborn daughter – BBC News

Posted April 15th, 2015 in concealing birth, infanticide, news, pregnancy by sally

‘A mother who hid her newborn baby daughter’s body in a suitcase has been found guilty of manslaughter.’

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BBC News, 14th April 2015

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Father who insisted he had a right to smack his children has son and daughter taken into care – Daily Telegraph

‘The father, from Rotherham, was completely open with social workers about his conviction that children benefit from corporal punishment.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th March 2015

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Judge allows police to break down woman’s door for enforced caesarean – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 9th, 2014 in concealing birth, mental health, news, pregnancy, restraint, social services by sally

‘Pregnant woman has an irrational fear of hospitals but could die in child birth. Her third child was delivered using barbecue tongs and was found severely malnourished’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th July 2014

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Mother sentenced after leaving dead baby in Manchester garden – The Independent

Posted April 16th, 2012 in child cruelty, concealing birth, news, sentencing by sally

“A woman who placed the body of her newborn baby in her friend’s garden has walked free from court.”

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The Independent, 13th April 2012

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Mother who hid baby from husband loses fight to keep her secret – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 18th, 2011 in adoption, concealing birth, confidentiality, news, parental rights by sally

“A mother who kept her baby a secret from her husband has been told she can not have the boy adopted after judges refused to back ‘a great lie’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th March 2011

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Woman who concealed stillborn babies avoids jail – The Independent

Posted December 8th, 2010 in concealing birth, news, sentencing by sally

“A woman who concealed the births of four stillborn babies and kept three of them in her wardrobe for two decades escaped jail today.”

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The Independent, 7th December 2010

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