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What is Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby Syndrome? 

Once termed Shaken Baby Syndrome, Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma is the third leading cause of head injury among children in the United States and is the leading cause of serious head injury in the first year of life according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .  Abusive Head Trauma can be cause by shaking a child, hitting their head against a hard object or a combination of shaking & impact.  Inconsolable crying is the #1 reason people shake an infant. Other reasons include potty training difficulty, feeding problems, and interrupting an activity the caregiver is trying to complete.

News and Updates

  • Julie Wychor joins the One Shake Is All It Takes Board of Directors

    The One Shake Is All It Takes Board of Directors would like to introduce our newest member Julie Wychor.

    Julie Wychor is married to her husband of 35 years, Bill; together they have 3 adult daughters. Julie has worked as a licensed foster parent and home daycare provider, studied business & graphic design at Minnesota State University-Mankato, University of St. Thomas and DCTC, and is currently employed as an Administrative Assistant at First Lutheran Church in Red Wing. Julie’s daughter, Anna was adopted from the foster care system and is a survivor of Shaken Baby Syndrome. Julie currently serves as the Secretary on the Board of Directors for One Shake Is All It Takes. You can contact Julie via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 651-212-5977 ext 7.

    Brittany Kuyath, who previously served as Secretary, will now serve as our Treasurer!

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