Can tossing a baby off a 50-foot tower into a white sheet be good for the health of a baby? Traditionalists in India think so and do it regularly. USA Today has a video report of the process. They insist that no babies have been harmed by this practice. Warning: This video does show babies being tossed from the tower.

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

LEE's picture
LEE says:

oh my goodness! that seems so dangerous. seeing the baby being tossed on to the white bouncing thing that's pretty scary.

posted on Thu, 05/01/2008 - 4:53pm
zephyr's picture
zephyr says:

well i dont think that is a good idea. I say that because what if the sheet breaks or what if you have a aaron haugen that cant throw and miss the blanket

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 8:32am
bert123's picture
bert123 says:

dude throwing babys is funny but what if the baby missed the sheet or if it broke? then you would have dead baby on the ground and thats no good.
IBI Call it what you want IBI

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 8:34am
twila_08's picture
twila_08 says:

There is NO WAY that I would ever throw my child over a 50 foot building. that is so rude and disrespect. But then again that is how they feel.

Twila Turnage

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 9:03am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

it's not good at all. I would never do that in my entire life. It's extremely wrong. who cares how they feel, they should just put it up for adoption.

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 9:35am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

why would you ever do that?!

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 9:56am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

uhhhh... would it be good for the poor babies health if the sheet broke or it wasn't caught!!!!! i am all for doing what your religion says but when it is putting the lives of others or your children in danger then... something is not quite right

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 10:21am
Andy Korman's picture
Andy Korman says:

its what they believe and if thats what has to happen then thats what has to happen. so in your mind its not right but in the minds of the ppl who do this it seems right. but i dont agree with the idea of doing it

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 10:53am
Sammy J's picture
Sammy J says:

That is Horrible how can anyone thinkthat is good for a child

posted on Fri, 05/02/2008 - 11:35am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

If it was Michael Jackson or some westerner following this practice, it would be condemned and made illegal.

Also, even if the baby doesn't show any signs of external damage, how do we know that it doesn't cause internal damage that doesn't show up right away?

posted on Sat, 05/03/2008 - 11:04am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

no that would not be a good idea. A baby could die because of the impact of the landing. Also the w

posted on Fri, 05/09/2008 - 10:46am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

No it would not be a good idea. The baby could die or be ingered

posted on Fri, 05/09/2008 - 10:46am

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