Suffer the Children

“But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto Me: for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven.”
(Matthew 19:14)

And so another little child dies, but not from what the coroner says. One day coroners will recognise the importance of Silly First Name Syndrome.

The death of an eight-day-old baby girl reinforced the danger of parents taking a child to bed with them, Hastings coroner Chris Devonport says.

He found Te Uetuhiao Samantha Riki died of accidental asphyxiation as a result of sleeping in a single bed with her mother in their Hastings home last June, Hawke’s Bay Today reported.