A well-known Australian mommy blogger has been charged with deliberately putting her daughter’s health in danger by injecting her with urine.
According to ABC News, the child had been born with a genetic illness which required frequent hospital visits. The mother, whose name has been withheld, used her blog to gain support from readers and charities.
In March, doctors were concerned when they discovered a mixture of yeast and fungus growing in one of the daughter’s tubes in her venous line, suggesting contamination via urine. The child also had a type of rash found to be consistent with laxative abuse. Syringes, urine samples and laxatives were alleged to be found in the woman’s purse.
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