Father Who Broke 25 Of His Baby's Bones Is 'Confident' He'll Get The Child Back
Every year, an average of 3.4 million referrals of abuse are made to child protective services.
In fact, according to ChildHelp.org, the United States has one of the worst track records for death by child abuse among industrialized nations. Between four and seven children die at the hands of abuse and neglect each and every day.
A two-month-old named Jaylynn Rodriguez almost became part of that statistic after her own father, Joel Ortiz Rodriguez Jr., did the unthinkable.