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Do No Harm
Melissa Bright thinks she's living every parent's worst nightmare when her five-month-old baby tumbles from a lawn chair and hits his head on the driveway. But after she rushes him to the hospital, a new nightmare begins.The Brights are thrust into a medical and legal system so focused on protecting children from abuse, it has targeted innocent parents. With exclusive audio captured as the events unfolded, this harrowing six-episode series takes you inside the Brights' fight to hold their family together, against a system that can sometimes do more harm than good. Hosted by NBC...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 2,611 ratings
I don’t like Lava
I hate the Lava dude the CPS guy. The whole time the podcast plays I want to punch him so bad.
Grady of polk county via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/25/20
Fantastic podcast. I can’t thank you enough for exposing these unethical horrendous providers and CPS workers. How dare they. Tbh the problem seems more with the doctors than the CPS workers. You’re telling me that they went to medical school and paid $100k+ in student loans and they don’t know...Read full review »
Kandi fhdhevfbdh via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/25/20
So good but just heartbreaking!
Excellent storytelling. It’s almost hard to listen to because your heart just aches for the families. Episodes can’t come fast enough. I just want to know when they get their children back!
sds216 via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 11/25/20
Recent Episodes
Across town, Lance and Sharde Butler have been fighting their own battle against CPS. After nearly a year, the system has almost broken them.  But soon the Bright’s case will intertwine with their own in ways that neither family could have imagined.  If you or someone you know is struggling with...
Published 11/24/20
The Brights figure CPS has moved on. Melissa and Dillon try to do the same. But when a CPS worker comes to their door, it's the beginning of the hardest night of their lives. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe - Visit for a free home security camera and a 60...
Published 11/17/20
Melissa and Dillon believe if they just tell the truth, Child Protective Services will see they aren’t a danger to their children. But the state of Texas isn’t just going to take their word for it.  Not after the horror story that unfolded in another family a year earlier. Support us by...
Published 11/10/20
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