Leave your baby in the daycare, dear lady and go work on your career. Nothing can happen, right?
Kansas day care accused of "tying down" infants
"When I first saw it, I didn't really think it was her. I had to look at it for a couple minutes before I believed," Engle said.
The baby was face-down and wrapped in a sleep sack,
which was tied tight with a ponytail holder. And she allegedly wasn't
the only child tied down at Miss Anne's Childcare and Learning Center in Leavenworth – several parents received heart-stopping calls from Kansas DCF in late March...
Tanya, who asked Fox News not share her last name, said she was also
contacted. At first, the organization asked if she liked the day care
and wanted her thoughts on the "sleeping situation" in the infant room.
Minutes later, they revealed the real reason they were calling: her
9-month-old was also tied up with a hair tie during nap time.
"The ponytail holder on his back makes it so he can't
roll over," Tanya, a mother of four, explained. "He's on his stomach. He
should have been laid on his back."
The restraint prevents the child from protecting
himself if he spits up or can't breathe, Tanya explained. He wouldn't be
able to turn himself to a safe position.
"My son could have died that day," Tanya said.
Engle echoed Tanya's concerns, "Imagine being tied in a
way that wouldn't allow you to move muscles you are just learning to
move, and not being able to communicate your distress. It's
I fully agree that it's heartbreaking when a child so small is separated from his mother on a daily basis...