The Doctors welcome Jordyn, who believes she was also the victim of the psychological disorder Munchausen by proxy at the hands of her mother, which she says also caused her to develop an eating disorder.
Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy
Here are some red flags.
Pediatrician Dr. Leah Willson joins to share that she had filed reports to try and help Jordyn as a kid.
Donna shares that she loves her daughter with all of her heart.
Why is it so hard to separate the child from the perpetrator?
The Doctors examine Munchausen by proxy, the illness that has made headlines with the story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard. We meet Jordyn, who believes she was also the victim of the psychological disorder at the hands of her mother.
Munchausen by proxy is a mental illness and a form of child abuse.
Dr. Willson hopes that it helps bring more awareness to this type of abuse.
Donna says she does not suffer from Munchausen by proxy.
The Doctors continue examining Munchausen by proxy, a condition where a perpetrator will try and impose an illness on someone who is in their care, something Jordyn believes she was the victim of a child at the hands of her mother Donna.