Baby Taken from Parents for Wanting a Second Medical Opinion

This is such a disturbing story on so many levels.  If we don’t start standing up for ourselves as a society, pretty soon individuals and families will not be allowed to make any decisions for themselves.  Free will be a thing of the past and “the state” will make all choices for us because, after all, they know best.  Let’s not forget the recent case of a 14 year old arrested for wearing a benign pro-gun t-shirt.  I can’t even begin to fathom how traumatized these poor parents are.  From KSDK News:

It all began nearly two weeks ago, when Anna Nikolayev and her husband Alex took their 5-month-old boy Sammy to Sutter Memorial Hospital to be treated for flu symptoms, but they didn’t like the care Sammy was getting.

For example, one day Anna asked why a nurse was giving her son antibiotics.

“I asked her, for what is that? And she’s like, ‘I don’t know.’ I’m like, ‘you’re working as a nurse, and you don’t even know what to give to my baby for what,'” Anna explained.

According to Anna, a doctor later said Sammy shouldn’t have been on the antibiotics.

Anna said Sammy suffers from a heart murmur and had been seeing a doctor at Sutter for regular treatment since he was born. After Sammy was treated for flu symptoms last week, doctors at Sutter admitted him to the pediatric ICU to monitor his condition. After a few days, Anna said doctors began talking about heart surgery.

“If we got the one mistake after another, I don’t want to have my baby have surgery in the hospital where I don’t feel safe,” Anna said.

Anna argued with doctors about getting a second opinion. Without a proper discharge, she finally took Sammy out of the hospital to get a second opinion at Kaiser Permanente.

Medical records from the doctor treating Sammy at Kaiser Permanente said the baby as clinically safe to go home with his parents. The doctor added, “I do not have concern for the safety of the child at home with his parents.”

“So police saw the report from the doctors, said, ‘okay guys, you have a good day,’ and they walked away,” Anna said.

Anna said the next day police and child protective services showed up on her doorstep. Alex Nikolayev said he met them outside a short time after they arrived.

“I was pushed against the building, smacked down. I said, ‘am I being placed under arrest?’ He smacked me down onto the ground, yelled out, ‘I think I got the keys to the house,'” Alex said.

On home video shot with a camera Anna set up herself, police can be seen entering her front door on Wednesday.

“I’m going to grab your baby, and don’t resist, and don’t fight me ok?” a Sacramento police officer said in the video.

“He’s like, ‘okay let your son go,’ so I had to let him go, and he grabbed my arm, so I couldn’t take Sammy. And they took Sammy, and they just walked away,” Anna said.

Sutter Memorial was asked to comment on the story, but the hospital said the case was with CPS and law enforcement and they would have to comment on the case. CPS said they can’t specifically comment on this case because of privacy law, but CPS spokesperson Laura McCasland said, “We conduct a risk assessment of the child’s safety and rely heavily on the direction of health care providers.”

“It seems like parents have no right whatsoever,” Alex said.

Land of the free.

Full article here.

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  1. This is not an isolated incident.

    Thomas Navarro, age 4 years, was diagnosed with cancer. His parents wanted to pursue an alternative treatment, but:

    “the FDA went to great lengths to prevent Thomas from receiving the therapy, and only after extensive legal wrangling, great expense, and being forced to submit to conventional treatment first did the family finally receive approval to use Dr. Burzynski. Unfortunately, at that point it was too late. The damage from the chemo was too great, and he lost his battle with cancer at the tender age of six. His death certificate states the cause of death as:

    Respiratory failure due to chronic toxicity of chemotherapy.”

    The medical mafia is one of the more egregious in the US.

    These may be some of the most effective examples to open peoples’ eyes to totalitarianism, US-style.

  2. This is happening with our 9 month old. The charge….not feeding him Similac. We told a general pedi to take a hike and made an appointment with another doctor. He then calls CPS to say we’re starving our child.

    Welcome to the USA.

  3. Well, when the state starts messing with peoples family perhaps folks will wake up to where we are going.

  4. Disgraceful. Where do I donate to their legal fund?

  5. So. Just to be clear: taking an active interest in the treatment of your child can be overridden when govt elects to. Killing a baby is an individual decision, not to,be interfered with by anyone, and further, funded by govt. wtf is wrong with this picture? So, we have unlawful trespass, assault, theft, kidnapping as a partial list of crimes committed. Oh wait, my bad; when govt does it, it isn’t a crime, only when the plebes do it is it a crime. Should have shot the intruders instead. For all of you on the coasts, this is why the 2nd amendment was included, pretty high up the list actually.

  6. this is so sad. I would still suggest everyone to get a second opinion just to be safe. I have used a second opinion service a few times and will continue to do so. For the time and price its well worth it. Very professional and saved me a bunch of money.

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