C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital are certified No Hit Zone advocates, creating and reinforcing an environment of comfort and safety for our patients, families and staff. Our hospitals are committed to being a hit-free zone which is reflected through institutional policies and staff training.
Spanking has been linked to numerous negative outcomes such as lower IQ and cognitive ability, increased aggression and mental health problems, substance misuse, delinquent behavior, and more.
Learn more about developmentally appropriate alternatives to spanking by age: