How might you determine if there is a connection between the mother’s new job and her child’s illness?

How might you determine if there is a connection between the mother’s new job and her child’s illness?

In 500 words, respond to the following scenario. Please be sure to utilize at least two references to support your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

A woman delivers a healthy baby just prior to starting a new job at a small manufacturing plant. Within a few months after she starts work at her new job, her infant appears sickly and is hospitalized. The woman discusses her newborn’s condition with her co-workers and finds an unsettling similarity to events that led up to the illness of another female coworker’s child. First, how might you determine if there is a connection between the mother’s new job and her child’s illness? Speculate what factors you might have to address and how would you test to prove that there was a connection. Would the woman have a case if it were taken to court? Why, or why not?

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