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Finished Friday's -- Geraldo segment tonight -- disturbing situation and Sacramento California.
Late last month a young couple Alex in on -- -- I have.
Took their five month old son Sammy to Sutter memorial hospital where he started exhibiting flu like symptoms.
Well doctors there told the -- adds that there may be needed open heart surgery.
But the parents want a second opinion.
So they left with little Sammy against the hospitals medical advice.
That prompted the hospital to call police who showed up at -- -- -- home along with representatives from Child Protective Services.
And then they took Sammy away from his parents.
The entire incident was caught on tape.
-- -- Shocking right.
Well the good news is that earlier this week -- Sacramento judge returning custody to the parents.
But CPS will continue to monitor their case joining me now from our New York studio with more details -- Fox News anchor.
Geraldo Rivera her all though Russian immigrant parents.
Parents told their child -- open heart surgery.
Very big operation they want a second opinion.
How did that end up resulting in the child being taken away from them.
Start they are stuck with the fact that they are Laura Russian immigrants -- they came to the United States to the land of freedom little did they expect.
That the state this totalitarian.
And that they would crack down on them take their little baby from their arms in their home.
Without a warrant.
And place the child protective custody they -- no allegations as far as I know that these were abusive parents.
You mention the conflict the -- that came down.
So here's a child born with a heart murmur child chronically killed the child being cared for at Sutter memorial hospital -- hospital by.
Most accounts but the parents as they watch the child being cared for.
Begin to worry they begin to worry about the quality of care they begin to worry about a nurse for example administering an antibiotic.
To the child.
Even though the parents suggests that the doctor said an antibiotic in the in the current circumstance was not warranted.
There are worried as any parent would be worried about a little baby so what did they did they say we need a second opinion so they take the child the baby and this is their fault they should objected.
Child through the procedure -- but they were worried there were worried didn't it was an accident of circumstance the child was in the icu today take the child from -- and go directly to Kaiser Permanente another -- hospital in the area they present the child to be -- positions there.
They checked the child out.
They allow the parents to take the child hall before they do though the health authorities the cops are called to the second hospital -- they see this circumstance.
They question the doctors the -- say no it's fine let them take the child home they take the job on the next day.
-- Child Protective Services is that the door and that that awful scene that we just saw an imagined I -- -- -- -- calling your child.
-- -- -- there about three million it's not Child Protective Services cases every year.
In the United States they're 300000.
Children now in Foster care costs -- -- we do need a Child Protective Services.
But we also need people who are actually trained.
And who are not a lot of these people roll through the system really quickly these staffers and it.
They're they're short term -- and -- system.
And that -- admin Dr.
Manny and I wrote a piece about that on Fox News that he's concerned about.
The level of training that these people are getting us some -- just some common -- and instead it's a bureaucratic mindset.
At -- not only that they are never challenged you cannot challenge and they have a very melancholy job we never minimize the past -- a -- It's very very difficult -- they've got to protect the children.
But they also have to listen to reason this was clearly not an abusive situation.
These were not crazy people these were not the fourth their parent whose absence from the cigarette drop on the baby he's a loving parents trying to do the best -- -- -- -- and they shouldn't continue to be monitored by the state either I don't like that nothing here front and held Soviet Union.
For all the thanks so much.
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