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When mothers kill


by Amanda Cassidy
23rd Sep 2022

Filicide is a poorly understood phenomenon, partly because of its complexity, and partly because it is so rare and every case so unique. Even so, services working with vulnerable families are too often failing to recognise the risks before it's too late. Amanda Cassidy reports.

When my eldest daughter arrived into the world, it was everything the Hallmark cards shouted about – the snuggles, the soft hands, the overwhelming ache of love. But often, with this type of newfound joy, comes suffocating responsibility. Suddenly a new glimmer of fear danced around my hospital bed– an anxiety that something, anything, everything was going to happen to this dot of new life that had just been placed into my shaking arms. It was almost...

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