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- n. Plural form of neonaticide.
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Despite the recent spate of sensational stories, these homicides - called neonaticides by law-enforcement officials - are actually quite rare.
Three neonaticides that walked under Pennsylvania law.
Approximately two hundred to two hundred and fifty neonaticides occur each year, Ms. Hathaway.
Most neonaticides don’t even make it to trial—they get plea-bargained.
That’s because the majority of forensic psychiatrists who deal with neonaticides say the women are not in a dissociative state—just detached from the pregnancy.
An Amazon. com review of Patricia Pearson's 1998 book, "When She Was Bad," cites the following data about other forms of female-perpetrated violent crimes: "Women commit the majority of child homicides in the United States; more than 80 percent of neonaticides; an equal or greater share of severe physical child abuse; an equal rate of spousal assault; about a quarter of child sexual molestations; and a large proportion of elder abuse ...