CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 08, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Problems and challenges facing women in the 1980s featured. [Mother Nancy BERCHOLD - describes her psychotic breakdown after daughter's birth.] Postpartum psychosis examined. [Mother Melissa HYNES - talks about her fears.] Issue of crimes committed by mothers suffering from postpartum depression detailed. [London Institute of Psychiatry spokesperson Dr. Channi KUMAR - says these women won't benefit from prison sentence.] [Lawyer Dan KATKIN - says postpartum psychosis is type of legal insanity.] [Katkin's client Len KOMITZ - describes wife Sharon's case.] [KATKIN - describes symptoms.] [HYNES, mother Sharon DAINIS - talk about problem and support groups.] Report introduced.
(DC: Deborah Potter) Impact of breast cancer on large number of women reported [Cancer patient Marilyn HUMMER - talks about her cancer.] Rel. of rise in breast cancer rates and women's lifestyle examined. [National Cancer Institute Dr. Sandra SWAIN -says delaying first pregnancy increases risk of breast cancer.] Mammogram procedures for cancer detection described; scenes shown. [Breast cancer specialist Dr. Cynthia SWAN - says early detection is important] [HUMMER - advises going to doctor]
(Los Angeles, California: John Blackstone) Americans use of "nannies" to solve day care problem featured. [Mother Sherry PANZER - says having a nanny is a necessity.] Cost and demand for nannies outlined; scenes shown from schools for nannies. [Nanny school graduate Midalia CASERES - talks about training.] [International Nanny Association Deborah DAVIS - says there are no licensing requirements.] Nanny training in Great Britain described; scenes shown. [Immigration attorney Kehrela HODKINSON -explains difficulties in importing nannies.]
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Need for affordable child care reported President Reagan reported asking aides for federal plans to combat child care problem.