In Grand Rapids, MI, Kobi Crowder continues his struggle to heal from his Shaken Baby injuries. Allegedly his father, Scott Crowder, 21, critically injured Kobi when he shook him. Kobi struggled against all odds to survive the beating he took. His brain swelled and doctors were not sure he would survive. Scott Crowder faces first degree child abuse charges.
Many women abuse their children, but men inflict more serious injury when they abuse. Infants with brain injuries have a higher mortality rate than older children that are abused. A majority of abusers never admit they abused their victims.