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Advice for Parents on Coping Techniques

Renee's guest is Dr. Erin Frazier, a pediatrician with Kosair Children's Hospital in Louisville. Dr. Frazier discusses coping techniques for parents that can prevent child abuse. She specializes in educating parents and caregivers about the dangers of shaking infants and strategies for dealing with persistent crying babies.
Season 11 Episode 27 Length 28:06 Premiere: 04/29/16

Techniques for Preventing Child Abuse

There are any number of jobs, from barbers to teachers, that require a special license or certification to perform. Yet anyone, regardless of training, experience, or background, can become a parent.

And that can lead to dangerous situations for new mothers and fathers when the stress of caring for an infant becomes too much to bear.

Louisville pediatrician Dr. Erin Frazier appeared on KET’s Connections to discuss the coping techniques she shares with new parents that can prevent child abuse. Frazier is medical director at Kosair Children’s Hospital Foundation Office of Child Advocacy and chair of the Partnership to Eliminate Child Abuse in Kentucky and Indiana.

Frazier’s commitment to child abuse prevention began when she was medical resident on emergency room duty. She vividly recalls two young patients who died as a result of abusive head trauma: a baby who had been shaken so badly that she developed fatal seizures, and a toddler who had the imprint of a boot on her skull.

Parents may possess behavioral traits that can put a child at greater risk for abuse, such mental health problems, substance abuse, or a history of violence in the home. But Frazier says abuse can happen anywhere.

“It crosses every socioeconomic status, it can happen [in] any neighborhood, on any street,” Frazier says. “It usually happens when [parents] get frustrated, they’re angry, they have other problems in their life, and they’re taking it out on kids.”

It’s not just parents who are at risk of perpetrating abuse. Frazier says children who live in a home with an unrelated caregiver are 50 times more likely to die of child abuse.

Educating Parents and Caregivers
To help prevent abuse of infants, Frazier has implemented a simple training process for the new mothers and fathers that she sees.

“One of the things I’m very passionate about is educating parents about abusive head trauma and shaken baby syndrome, so when parents leave the hospital, they get education about how to deal with a persistently crying infant and the dangers associated with shaking a baby,” Frazier says.

The training includes having parents watch a video and read a brochure about the detrimental effects of shaking an infant. Then they are asked to sign a statement that says they will commit to not shake their child. Frazier says most Louisville hospitals have implemented this training, and she’s working to bring it to other facilities around the state. She says the health care providers that have implemented the program have seen a 47 percent reduction in abusive head trauma cases.

Frazier says another factor in preventing abuse is to change how parents view the development of their child. She explains that parents with unreasonable expectations of an infant’s behavior may be prone to abuse. So Frazier warns mothers and fathers to expect their babies to cry a lot in the first two or three months of life.

“I tell them that it’s very normal,” says Frazier. “It doesn’t mean you’re a bad parent, it doesn’t mean that you’re doing something wrong. It just means that the baby’s way of communicating is by crying.”

If the crying persists, Frazier suggest checking to see if the baby needs to be fed, burped, or changed. If the caregiver sees sign of illness, they should call their doctor. Otherwise, a timeout for the parent may be in order. Frazier says when she was raising one of her three children and needed a brief break to collect herself, she would put the baby in a crib resting on its back, and then go listen to a favorite Beatles song. By the time the tune was over, she says she would be able to go back and help her child.

Other challenging phases come just after the one-year mark, when children can start saying “no,” or when they start teething or potty training. Frazier cautions that during these stressful times, parents may revert to behaviors they experienced at the hands of their own mothers or fathers, including some form of physical correction.

“The research is very clear on corporal punishment that there are negative side effects,” Frazier says.

Those can include mental health problems, an increase of aggressive or other negative behaviors, and an erosion of the parent-child relationship. Frazier says hitting or spanking a child can also teach them that a loving relationship involves pain.

Instead of physically punishing disobedience, Frazier recommends finding ways to reward successful behaviors and to build positive interactions with the child through normal daily activities. She encourages parents to turn off televisions, computers, and cell phones and play a game with their child. When a child does something well, praise a very specific detail of what they did. She also suggests making eye contact and offering positive physical contact like a hug.

“When you’re specific and you’re looking and you’re touching your child, you are going to get much more of a reaction for them to follow through and do what you’re asking them to do,” Frazier says.

Training for Medical Professionals
Another part of Frazier’s prevention efforts take her to the General Assembly to lobby for child-friendly legislation and to work with health care providers on how to recognize signs of child abuse. She promotes a technique that doctors can use to spot suspicious bruising on a child based on their age. Frazier says bruising on a child under four months old is unusual because they are not old enough or mobile enough to hurt themselves. Bruising on the torso, ears, and neck of a child under the age of four would also be a cause for concern.

Frazier praises legislation passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2010 and 2014 mandating that any person who regularly works around children be educated on the signs of head trauma and other abuse. She says that training is especially important for physicians.

“Because we know that if we get those early-warning signs, we can get children the help that they need before they are abused further or before any type of fatal event,” Frazier says.

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S11 E33 Length 27:21 Premiere Date 06/10/16

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S11 E32 Length 27:51 Premiere Date 06/03/16

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S11 E31 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 05/27/16

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S11 E26 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 04/22/16

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S11 E25 Length 28:31 Premiere Date 04/15/16

Child Abuse and Neglect

S11 E24 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 04/08/16

Overcoming Eating Disorders

S11 E21 Length 28:59 Premiere Date 02/26/16

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton

S11 E19 Length 28:16 Premiere Date 02/12/16

Remembering Georgia Davis Powers

S11 E18 Length 29:31 Premiere Date 02/05/16

Giving Students a Voice

S11 E17 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 01/29/16

Addressing Youth Violence

S11 E16 Length 28:11 Premiere Date 01/22/16

Professor Wayne Lewis

S11 E15 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 01/15/16

Ed. Commissioner Stephen Pruitt

S11 E14 Length 28:06 Premiere Date 01/08/16

State Sen. Julie Raque Adams

S11 E13 Length 28:31 Premiere Date 01/01/16

Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear

S11 E11 Length 28:57 Premiere Date 12/11/15

Miss Kentucky Clark Davis

S11 E10 Length 29:03 Premiere Date 11/20/15

Ari Berman on Voting Rights

S11 E9 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11/13/15

Poet Allison Joseph

S11 E8 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 11/06/15

Journalist Dorothy Gilliam

S11 E7 Length 28:41 Premiere Date 10/30/15

Author Jacinda Townsend

S11 E6 Length 28:01 Premiere Date 10/09/15

Kellie Blair Hardt

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  • Tuesday January 24, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Terry Brooks - Kentucky Youth Advocates - S15 E6

  • Monday January 23, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 23, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday January 23, 2023 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 23, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday January 23, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 23, 2023 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Former Congressman John Yarmuth - S18 E16

  • Wednesday January 25, 2023 4:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday January 25, 2023 3:30 am CT on KET
  • Sunday January 22, 2023 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday January 22, 2023 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday January 22, 2023 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday January 22, 2023 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday January 22, 2023 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday January 22, 2023 11:00 am CT on KET

Pastor Edward Palmer - Racial Bias and Juvenile Justice Reform - S15 E2

  • Friday January 20, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday January 20, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday January 20, 2023 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday January 20, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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  • Friday January 20, 2023 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Mike Runyon and Sherita Miller; Wendy Kobler - S14 E35

  • Thursday January 19, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday January 19, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday January 19, 2023 2:11 pm ET on KETKY
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Brent Hutchinson; Christine Thompson - Education - S14 E32

  • Wednesday January 18, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 18, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 18, 2023 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 18, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 18, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Education in Rural Eastern Kentucky - S14 E27

  • Tuesday January 17, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 17, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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  • Tuesday January 17, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 17, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 17, 2023 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Joshua A. Douglas - Voting Rights Reform - S14 E25

  • Monday January 16, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 16, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday January 16, 2023 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 16, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday January 16, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 16, 2023 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Former State Rep. Joni Jenkins - S18 E15

  • Sunday January 22, 2023 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday January 22, 2023 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday January 21, 2023 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday January 21, 2023 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 18, 2023 4:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday January 18, 2023 3:30 am CT on KET
  • Sunday January 15, 2023 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday January 15, 2023 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday January 15, 2023 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday January 15, 2023 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday January 15, 2023 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday January 15, 2023 11:00 am CT on KET

Colene Elridge - S14 E23

  • Friday January 13, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday January 13, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Friday January 13, 2023 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday January 13, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Marcie Timmerman - Mental Health and Wellness - S13 E43

  • Thursday January 12, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday January 12, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Thursday January 12, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Thursday January 12, 2023 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Tiffany Manuel - Affordable Housing - S13 E42

  • Wednesday January 11, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 11, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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  • Wednesday January 11, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 11, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Shining a Spotlight on Epilepsy - S13 E35

  • Tuesday January 10, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 10, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 10, 2023 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 10, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 10, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 10, 2023 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Criminal Justice Reform - Cherise Fanno Burdeen - S13 E34

  • Monday January 9, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 9, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday January 9, 2023 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 9, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday January 9, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 9, 2023 4:30 am CT on KETKY

Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton - S18 E14

  • Sunday January 15, 2023 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday January 15, 2023 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday January 14, 2023 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday January 14, 2023 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 11, 2023 4:30 am ET on KET
  • Wednesday January 11, 2023 3:30 am CT on KET
  • Sunday January 8, 2023 6:00 pm ET on KET2
  • Sunday January 8, 2023 5:00 pm CT on KET2
  • Sunday January 8, 2023 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Sunday January 8, 2023 3:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Sunday January 8, 2023 12:00 pm ET on KET
  • Sunday January 8, 2023 11:00 am CT on KET

Dr. Donna Grigsby - S13 E28

  • Friday January 6, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday January 6, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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Kosair Charities Face It Movement; Terry Brooks - S13 E25

  • Thursday January 5, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday January 5, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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Child Marriage Laws in Kentucky - Donna Pollard - S13 E24

  • Wednesday January 4, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 4, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Wednesday January 4, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - S13 E23

  • Tuesday January 3, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 3, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday January 3, 2023 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Educational Innovation - S13 E21

  • Monday January 2, 2023 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday January 2, 2023 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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  • Monday January 2, 2023 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Bob Jackson - Murray State University - S18 E4

  • Sunday January 8, 2023 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday January 8, 2023 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday January 7, 2023 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
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  • Wednesday January 4, 2023 4:30 am ET on KET
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  • Monday January 2, 2023 4:30 am ET on KET
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  • Sunday January 1, 2023 6:00 pm ET on KET2
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  • Sunday January 1, 2023 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
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  • Sunday January 1, 2023 12:00 pm ET on KET
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Melynda Jamison - CASA of Lexington - S18 E2

  • Sunday January 1, 2023 8:00 am ET on KETKY
  • Sunday January 1, 2023 7:00 am CT on KETKY
  • Saturday December 31, 2022 4:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Saturday December 31, 2022 3:30 pm CT on KETKY

Gerald Smith - S13 E20

  • Friday December 30, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Friday December 30, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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DV8 Kitchen - S13 E17

  • Thursday December 29, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Thursday December 29, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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  • Thursday December 29, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
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Silas House - S13 E16

  • Wednesday December 28, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Wednesday December 28, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
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Sexual Harassment Issues - Consultant Rus Funk - S13 E14

  • Tuesday December 27, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday December 27, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday December 27, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Tuesday December 27, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Tuesday December 27, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
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Good Samaritans - Surgery on Sunday; Bluegrass Families First and One Parent Scholar House - S13 E12

  • Monday December 26, 2022 10:30 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday December 26, 2022 9:30 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday December 26, 2022 2:00 pm ET on KETKY
  • Monday December 26, 2022 1:00 pm CT on KETKY
  • Monday December 26, 2022 5:30 am ET on KETKY
  • Monday December 26, 2022 4:30 am CT on KETKY
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