Kansas day care under investigation for ‘tying down’ infants

Kansas day care under investigation for ‘tying down’ infants
Image: Kansas Department for Children and Families

[Ed. – Outrageous]

A Missouri woman is outraged after seeing a photo of her 7-month-old son tied up in a sleep sack at day care.

Tanya describes getting a phone call from the Kansas Department of Children and Families, or DCF, in late March. It had received a report and a photo of her son. Tanya said DCF was investigating an incident at her day care, Miss Anne’s, in Leavenworth.

The DCF worker couldn’t send her the photo, so Tanya drove directly to the DCF offices in Leavenworth.

“It was a picture of him in a sleep sack with his arms bound down and the sleeves of the sleep sack tied to the back with a ponytail holder and he was laid face down with his face pretty much in the corner,” she said, shaking.

Tanya asked 41 Action News to not share her last name because of her job with the government, but she wants others to be aware. She said she’s not really an emotional person, but this has been difficult.

“You know, I was in the military for 22 years. I don’t shake easily…” she said, through tears. She continued when her voice strengthened, “This shook me to my core.”

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