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Why Do Some People Have Kids?  
User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6688 posts, RR: 11
Posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1759 times:

A doctor who treated twins taken from a Sheffield house said they suffered "the worse case of malnutrition he had ever seen outside the developing world."

5 kids (8,4,3,1,1) house a complete sh*thole apart from the lounge that had all the fancy tv, DVD, etc, etc.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/south_yorkshire/4036745.stm

Why??


wheat and dairy can screw up your brain
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User currently offlineAvianceGirlUK From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 1744 times:

Jesus Christ... why??
Reminds me of the story a while back where a child of 13 or something spent his or her life in a cage and not spoken to or something. Anyone remember that?
I dont know if any of the UK people here watched the Social Services Childcare programme on BBC1 just now, but oh my word.. that must be hard too.
I dont understand how the system works so therefore i cannot comment, but in some ways, im glad people are there to help.. but still for something to happen like this is barbaric, totally inhuman.


User currently offlineNonrvsmdmf From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 186 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1715 times:

This is the one that got me this morning before I went to work.

A women arrested for murder for cutting off her babies arms.

http://www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/front/2914237



I did not forget...I just misplaced the thought...
User currently offlinePilot kaz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1711 times:

IMO, the British social services are useless in my past experience. All the social workers I had were hardly around, and were always there when a bit of money was involved for them.

How some people treat kids though as in the above story is terrible and sickening, It disgusts me to even think some people SO young have nearly a whole life ruined by there parents arrogance.


User currently offlineThecoz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1691 times:

Kaz,
Wow, my aunt works in Yorkshire for British Social Services. She's super busy. Perhaps she's the only one working hard.  Laugh out loud


User currently offlineTanyaluvs2fly From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 351 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1684 times:

I read the story about the mom cutting off her little girls arms.. how sad... as a mother, i have been dealing w/ ppd since i had my daughter 2.5 yrs ago.. its hard... but i dont suffer to that extent... there are some people that have to be treated medically... every time i read a horrible story i have to hug my little one.. .its just horrible


~Tanya




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User currently offlineMYT332 From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 9112 posts, RR: 70
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1620 times:

IMO, the British social services are useless in my past experience.

Well I tend to agree. I mean it took us over 15 months to become foster carers. In that time we had numerous interviews and reviews, we all got CRB checked and then my parents had to attend a 2 month training course on how to care for children, yet they had already adopted my, erm, ex brother? Jamie, in 1994 so had been through all of the process once before. Obviously they had also been looking after me since 1986 and my mum had been a registered childminder since 1990.....Well what I’m trying to say is that frankly, I think Social Services are incompetent. They didn't take any of our past into consideration when we applied to foster so even at a time when foster parents were, and still are, in demand, they made us wait 15 months while they did their ridiculous checks.

It just doesn’t surprise me that they didn’t find out about those children in Sheffield. How could they when they are already stretched to the limits sorting out the Children currently in care and sorting out all that other bullsh*t I just mentioned.

Social Services, for the majority of time, work at making arrangements for the welfare of the children they already have, so they’ll arrange with the current foster carers the logistics of the matter I.E. clothes, money, beds etc be available for them but then on the other side of things they also have to sort out issues such as court hearings about custody and adoptions, then we have the medical care of the child to be dealt with which also includes caring for the emotional state of the child. In most cases were fostering is short term, a contact session will take place with the child and parent. And yea, this is the parent who had the child taken away from them, I mean ok, that’s fair enough if this parent wants to reform but in all honesty it just turns into another drawn out, pain in the ass process that I won’t bore you with. It’s not good though when the child doesn’t actually want to see their parent and comes back more traumatised than before, oh the lives we lead….

So really, thinking that Social Services are a god like entity that know about all the bad things that happen is just plain wrong. They now rely, too much, on other people who have concerns about a child’s safety to inform them so that appropriate action can be taken and that surely doesn’t work 100% of the time. The only reason this case was brought to light was because the dad had to phone for an ambulance for his ‘lifeless’ son. Christ!? It just makes you sick and I’m sincerely happy that they got 7 years. Obviously the system was failing these kids and it’s probably failing a whole lot more right now.

Thinking about it, this case is similar to one we had a few years ago. A 3 year old boy was spotted hanging out of a window on the 6th floor in a block of flats. This obviously got the police involved which then lead to transpire that this boy was actually home alone with just his dog, which he was told was babysitting him! Worst thing is the poor kid was surrounded by his parent’s surgical needles and other disgusting things. Just use your imagination. This world really can be sickening.

Ok, speech over.



One Life, Live it.
User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1608 times:

I tell you why some people have kids:

They're too stupid to use birth control and practice safe sex.


User currently offlineSolnabo From Sweden, joined Jan 2008, 851 posts, RR: 2
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1599 times:

Some kind of birth-depression IMO. Watched it on the tele.....frikking scary and the Münchausen By Proxy is also horrible: the mother hurt the child and goes to the doctor time after time.......*brrrrrrrr*

Micke



Airbus SAS - Love them both
User currently offlineKYIPpilot From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 1383 posts, RR: 6
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1582 times:

Reminds me of the story a while back where a child of 13 or something spent his or her life in a cage and not spoken to or something. Anyone remember that?

Yeah, it was a girl that was kept in a small room for 13 years. She never learned to speak, write, or function. She had no toys, and after a while, her vision only could focus out about 10 feet; the size of her room. Learned about it in a socioloy class. I can't believe some people in this world.



"It starts when you're always afraid; You step out of line, the man come and take you away" -Buffalo Springfield
User currently offlineJAGflyer From Canada, joined Aug 2004, 3501 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1528 times:

Ontario resently convicted a couple for "caging their two boys" in modified cribs. The boys are now about 17-19 and seem to be making good progress.


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User currently offlineVafi88 From United States of America, joined Apr 2001, 3116 posts, RR: 17
Reply 11, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1499 times:

If you can't support 'em, abort 'em...


I'd like to elect a president that has a Higher IQ than a retarted ant.
User currently offlineConcordeBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 8 months 1 week 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 1500 times:

If you can't support 'em, abort 'em...

Or the slightly more logical... If you can't support 'em, don't put yourselves in the situation to (get) knock(ed) up in the first place  Insane

....particularly Westerners


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