Dad gave baby brain damage in blind panic when he stopped breathing

A father gave his son brain damage accidentally when he rushed upstairs with him to find his mother.

The dad, who has not been named, was in a blind panic after the child became unresponsive while feeding.

He carried him upstairs, but in such a hurry that his head wasnt supported properly and moved in an alarming way.

Dad shook baby West London Family Court, Feltham A baby suffered brain damage when his father carried him upstairs in "close to a blind panic" after he went limp while being fed, a family court judge has concluded. The eight-week-old boy's head moved in an "alarming" fashion as his father leapt up steps to alert his mother, Judge David Willans decided. The baby has been left with "sight damage" and his future is "uncertain", said the judge. Provider: Google Map Source:!1s0x4876730ef9e20a79:0x6b8e193b69dc92f0!2m22!2m2!1i80!2i80!3m1!2i20!16m16!1b1!2m2!1m1!1e1!2m2!1m1!1e3!2m2!1m1!1e5!2m2!1m1!1e4!2m2!1m1!1e6!3m1!7e115!4s/maps/place/west%2Blondon%2Bfamily%2Bcourt%2Bfeltham/@51.4587994,-0.4145753,3a,75y,229.28h,90t/data%3D*213m4*211e1*213m2*211sbpvF1A7ZQBT4esVpr68B_A*212e0*214m2*213m1*211s0x4876730ef9e20a79:0x6b8e193b69dc92f0?sa%3DX!5swest+london+family+court+feltham+-+Google+Search&imagekey=!1e2!2sbpvF1A7ZQBT4esVpr68B_A&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiWu5q0mcjhAhXD4IUKHQ_dAeIQpx8wCnoECAoQCw

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The eight-week-old boy was left with damage to his sight, with his future described as uncertain.

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