Skip to comments.Haleigh Poutre making strides
Posted on 03/06/2006 12:24:37 PM PST by VeritatisSplendor
Girl eats and moves; mother seeks new role
By Tracy Jan, Globe Staff | March 5, 2006
A nurse told the mother of Haleigh Poutre during a hospital visit on Tuesday that the severely beaten Westfield girl, whom officials once wanted to let die, has been able to eat scrambled eggs and cream of wheat, and has tapped out drum rhythms during physical therapy, according to the mother's lawyer.
But it is unclear when Poutre began eating solid food, and how often she does so. A Department of Social Services worker, who was monitoring the 15-minute visit, has told the nurse to stop talking to the mother about the girl's condition, said Wendy Murphy, a Boston lawyer who represents Allison Avrett, who is Poutre's biological mother.
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Would you put this on your ping list, please?
Prayers are continuing. Thanks for the update.
Thank you for the update.
"..Department of Social Services worker, who was monitoring the 15-minute visit, has told the nurse to stop talking to the mother about the girl's condition,.."
What is it with these social services' agencies?
Glad to see that Haleigh is doing so well.
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