Baby stabbed 90 times with scissors by his Chinese mother after he bit her as she was breastfeeding him
An eight-month-old boy is lucky to be
alive after he was stabbed 90 times by his mother, mostly in the face,
for biting her while she was breastfeeding.
Xiao Bao needed more than 100 stitches after the incident in Xuzhou, eastern China's Jiangsu Province.
infant lives with his mother and two uncles, who make a living
recycling rubbish. It was one of the uncles who discovered Xiao Bao
lying in a pool of blood in the yard of their home and rushed him to
Mental illness remains a relatively
closed topic in modern China, and neither medication nor modern
psychiatric treatment is widely used.
analysis of mental health issues in four Chinese provinces, published
in 2009 in the British medical journal The Lancet, estimated that 91 per
cent of the 173million Chinese adults that were believed to suffer
mental problems never receive professional help.