Munchausen Syndrome By Proxy

The Doctors discuss several cases of mommy bloggers who make their children sick on purpose to gain sympathy online. Learn more about the unusual mental illness, called Munchausen syndrome by proxy, which could have caused their behavior.

An Ohio mom is in jail for faking her 4-year-old son's cancer diagnosis and accepting gifts and donations on behalf of the boy. Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears explains how the child may be further affected.