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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 20, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas Baby From Page 1 HeraldZeitung g Sunday April g 3A The shaking breaks fragile blood vessels that connect the skull to the brain and causes blood to fill the inside of the skull and often the retinal area The syndrbine can also cause lethargy vomiting and irritability while in more severe cases coma retinal bleeding and even death The syndrome affected an estimated in 1995 and caused deaths nationwide including an estimated six in the San Antonio area While most parents and baby sitters would never see themselves inflicting such severe conditions as death frustrating situations can lead to this type of child abuse Ignorance Quoyerers said is her biggest battle It never entered our minds to tell our nanny about Shaken Baby said Quoyerers who retired to New Braunfels two years ago after living in Houston The main reason I got involved is so no other family goes through the suffering we did In the beginning I think I was hesitant I thought that people would think we were doing it to just alleviate our own Today however the situation is different A member of the steering committee for Any Baby Can of San Antonio a childabuse advocacy group Quoyerers works out of an office in her home on Trail View She taught herself to use desktop publishing software and began her campaign by writing 450 letters to almost every person she knew She spends about 15 hours a week giving lectures at area schools making bumper stickers and HOW TO SAFELY HANDLE PARENTAL STRESS The No 1 reason a baby is shaken is because of inconsolable crying If you have met a babys basic needs and have done all you can to try to calm the crying baby it is OK to leave the baby in a crib or other safe place and go to another part of the house for a while checking on the baby every 10 to 15 minutes Get help before frustrations rise to a dangerous level Stop Sit Down and then Calm Down Take a deep breath count to 10 and call someone close who can come over and give you a break Source Any Baby Can Inc in San Antonio For more information call bookmarks and visiting various groups to tell them how to prevent what she and her grandson experienced Albeit painful her personal story makes her an effective advocate she said Dr Terry Pick an emergency room physician at McKenna Memorial Hospital said he has witnessed a case where a 3month old died from the trauma of his father shaking him out of frustration Pick was working as chief of the emergency room at an Aberdeen Md hospital 20 years ago when the child suffered severe bleeding in his head that caused a fatal stroke two months later parents were pretty upset and didnt seem to really comprehend what had happened to their he said The father was eventually convicted and jailed for the incident Pick said In the two cases hes observed Pick said the parents began the shaking out of frustration that the baby was crying uncontrollably If you have your own children you can see how people can get to children especially infants Any time theyre around a parent whos shaking a baby they need to intervene People need to know that this is a serious Flume said that shaken baby syndrome is not as prevalent a child abuse problem as sexual abuse in the area Quoyerers said she hopes her efforts will eradicated one of the more subtle aspects of child abuse although the road is often uphill People dont want to discuss she said Maybe its too preachy Maybe we as a nation dont want to look inthe closet and see the will be closing forever 172 W San Antonio St Up to 50 off till April Painting Design v ir Prfjjtjffff will continue in another location Call 6094161 you for your prayers and support through cards calls and visits during our tragic loss of Adam It is said that friends multiply ones joy and divide ones sorrow We especially thank those who have sent letters poems and Adam These warm our hearts and make us smile God gave us Adam for 17 beautiful years we cherish those years As written on one card No lost potential no goal We do not question Gods plan and we are comforted by Gods promise that we will all be together again In his perfect goodness our Lord gives us strength to carry on The Family of Adam Trollinger Alan Beverly and John Trollinger FREE LIVING TRUST SEMINAR LEARN HOW TO TRANSFER YOUR ESTATE QUICKLY UPON DEATH OR DISABILITY WITHOUT THE EXPENSE OR THE ORDEAL OF PROBATE ATTEND ONE OF THESE FREE SEMINARS AND RECEIVE A ONE HOUR FREE CONSULTATION Tuesday April 22 1997 The Faust Hotel S Seguin New Braunfels Texas 78130 Time Refreshments Served IF YOU OWN YOUR HOME AND HAVE A LIFE INSURANCE THEN YOU HAVE AN ESTATE SPONSORED BY Pettit Walsh Attorney Chris Pettit speaks to area residents about Living Trusts and proper estate planning Mr Pettit is a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys and is a law Professor at the National Christian School of Law His seminars on liv ing trusts are always free to the public and are designed to be informative entertaining and easy to understand CALL ALICE NOW to reserve seats 24Hour Reservation Line 18005908301 Principal Office in San Antonio Texas Not Certified by the Board of Legal Certification the end of the rope and get said Pick who has worked as a pediatrician for 30 years Locally doctors and local leaders said cases of the syndrome have been rare in Comal County In recent years only one relatively minor case emerged in 1994 in which a 6monthold was shaken said Sherry Flume a supervisor with the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services in New Braunfels The boyfriend of the mother allegedly shook the infant who was taken into the custody of the state after experiencing convulsions Flume said The baby eventually was returned to the mother and was fortunate not to retain any permanent symptoms Flume said Education is the she said People need to be aware of shaking LOOK FOR OUR SPECIAL INTERNET COUPON AT LESTER W JONAS CANDIDATE Lifelong resident of Comal ISO Father of three daughters Whitney age 6 in first grade Jeanna age 18 graduating in 1997 and 21 Husband to Dannette Tucker Jonas Pledge of continued service to Comal ISO with proven service from 19681983 Professional Experience Semiretired from the Gunter Hotel New Braunfels Police Department Constable Pet 3 Chief Security for the Dominion Country Club With my business educational and law enforcement experience I am prepared to utilize this expertise on my day to day involvement with the Comal ISO Educational standards and little if no disruption for the children when growth takes place is a top priority Creation and implementation of hearty and nutritional meals in all of our schools along with exercise programs for good health Support and hiring of additional educators and administrators with competitive salaries for longevity and consistency The children School Programs Modern Technology Updates Keeping our Children educated in Comal County TOUR VOICE IS YOUR VOTE1 COMMITMENT ADAPTABILITY SERVICE DEPENDABILITY VOTE SATURDAY MAY 3rd POSITION 1 ON THE BALLOT BILL BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Paid for by the Committee to Elect Lester W Jonas District 5 School Board Trustee Dannette TuckerJonas Treasurer Sitper 19 Easel Back Photo Frames Portrait Frames Off OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICES Finished Wire Home Decorating Accessories INCLUDES eHELVES PLANT STANDS MORE OUR EVERYDAY LOW FRICE5 WIRE WITH WICKER ITEMS WIRE BIRP HOUSES 4 WROUGHT IRON BAKERS RACKS NOT INCLUDED Flowering Swags OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICES 16oz Eucalyptus Bunches Off OUR EVERYDAY LOWS Natura Yarn 4PLY 100 ACRYLIC SOLIDS OR OMBRES 3oi SKEIN OUR EVERYDAY LOW BRAND BY FAIRRELD 12oz PACKAGE POLYESTER FIBER FILL r LIMIT 6 OUR EVERYDAY LOW Colonial Flour Sack Towels PACKAGE OF 2 22 X 36 OR 33 X 30 OUR EVERYDAY LOW 4 FLOUR SACK TOWELS i pita Skort Sets APULT ONE SIZE FITS MOST PLUS SIZES 12 FASHION COLORS OUR EVERYDAY LOW Wicker Baskets LARGE SELECTION OF SIZES SHAPES STYLES Off OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICES PREVIOUSLY 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