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APTN Investigates: Breaching the Sacred



Shaneen Robinson-Desjarlais
APTN Investigates
The number of Indigenous babies born from addicted mothers is on the rise.

Pediatric specialists say the number of babies born with drug dependency has more than doubled at one Winnipeg hospital in the past four years.

With an average of 400 (mostly Indigenous) newborns apprehended every year, child welfare experts say this is part of a massive systemic problem.

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3 Responses to “APTN Investigates: Breaching the Sacred”

  1. Dtycholiz@gmail.com'
    Deb November 26, 2017 at 6:40 am #

    Shaneen this story was very well done. It broke my heart seeing those babies going through withdrawal. This is a story that had to be told and needs to be shared. You are a very good reporter thank you. Deb

  2. cstevens10@myseneca.ca'
    Colleen Stevens November 26, 2017 at 8:07 pm #

    Try to help one lady at a time. That’s all you can do.

  3. Pattywasiukow@yahoo.ca'
    Pat November 30, 2017 at 9:47 pm #

    Rip their wombs out.. they don’t deserve to procreate…