Munchausen by Proxy. Nightmare for Mothers and Families.

If it were the man demanding {medical} help {for their very sick child}, wanting to know more and wanting to be involved, no one would think anything of it except,

‘  What a dad!  ‘

But when a mother displays  the same characteristics  she’s deemed  difficult to work with, overly interested, and very controlling.

Mannie Taimuty-Loomis, executive director of the Jonah & the Whale Foundation.

And the mothers are told they are bad mothers, poor role models, should be ashamed …

Read Pam Weintraub’s article on mothers and the accusations of Munchausen by Proxy (Psychology Today. October 2007) http://astralgia.com/magazine/munch5.pdf

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