Posts Tagged with Breastfeeding

  1. Manslaughter Conviction For “Negligent Breastfeeding”

    [ By on December 17, 2014 ]

    Stephanie Greene, a 39 year old nurse was convicted of killing her six-week-old daughter by administering a morphine overdose through her breast-milk. Greene survived a severe traffic accident in 1998, and suffered from seizures, chronic pain, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Following the accident, Greene was taking multiple pain medications prescribed by a neurologist, in order to treat her pain disorder. The pain persisted over a course of 16 years, and didn’t go away. Therefore, in 2014, Greene was still taking pain medications. In early 2014, Greene had been breastfeeding, although she had been taking morphine. Usually, it is suggested that you don’t breastfeed if you take pain-killers. However, not breast feeding at all isn’t suggested because it can increase ...

    continue reading…