Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Certain triggers, such as persistent infant crying, may lead some caregivers who are highly stressed to shake young infants. This can result in abusive head trauma that damages a baby's brain. Find out ways to strengthen protective factors that can help keep children safe. Discover strategies to support infant caregivers and families to recognize the signs and symptoms of head trauma, manage stress, and prevent abuse.

Additional Resources for Preventing Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma

Topic:Safety Practices

Keywords:Child abuse, Child safety, Consultants

Resource Type: Video

Last Updated: February 13, 2018