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Sophie Hartman
Sophie Hartman

Who is Sophie Hartman?

Sophie Hartman is a Washington White mother who is reportedly accused of faking her six-year-old adopted Black daughter’s illness and forcing the child to undergo numerous unnecessary surgeries and more than 470 medical treatments, authorities said. As per court documents, Hartman had been taking her adopted daughter to appointments since she was around two years old, and now faces charges of second-degree assault of a child and second-degree attempted assault of a child after subjecting her daughter to hundreds of medical appointments to treat AHC, a disease she didn’t have, for four years.

How old is Sophie Hartman?

Sophie Hartman is 31 years old as of the year 2021.

Sophie Hartman Adopted

Sophie has been accused of subjecting her to what doctors have called an “unnecessary medical procedure” — a surgically implanted feeding tube. She was also implanted with a cecostomy tube, reportedly to help flush the intestines. The girl was also made to wear leg braces and made to use a wheelchair despite doctors insisting that they were not needed. The child’s adopted mother was also asking for a surgical hormonal implant to suppress the early onset of puberty.

As per reports, Hartman was charged after the child underwent a 16-day observation for her numerous ailments and treatments.

“At no point during her admission were there any findings or reported symptoms to support any of her prior diagnoses,” the charging document said.

The documents claim that in early 2019 a group of specialists and providers at Seattle Children’s Hospital contacted the Safe Child and Adolescent Network regarding Hartman. A report co-authored by four medical professionals on the child’s care team called the risk to the child “profound.”

Hartman’s attorneys issued a statement saying, “Despite overwhelming objective evidence in the medical record supporting this diagnosis, the King County Prosecuting Attorney has charged Ms. Hartman with assault of a child in the second degree and attempted assault. These charges are based on false statements and misrepresentations of the medical record by a doctor at Seattle Children’s Hospital who has never seen the child or spoken with Ms Hartman.

Sophie Hartman Make a Wish

A GoFundMe campaign collected pledges of $15,661 toward a wheelchair. Another fundraiser by Hartman’s church raised $30, 583.

In 2018 the Make-a-Wish Foundation granted the girl’s wish for her mother and older sister to spend five days at an Oregon horse ranch, citing “numerous of (the girl’s) ‘diagnoses’ such as AHC, epilepsy and cerebral palsy,” according to the court documents. In 2019, Hartman spoke at a Make-a-Wish fundraiser, describing her daughter’s “disorder” as “a human time bomb for which there is no cure,” reports Q13 FOX Seattle.

But doctors told Hartman that the leg braces and wheelchair were not necessary, the court documents allege.

Sophie Hartman Daughter

As per reports, the child was adopted from Zambia in Africa when she was an infant. In a 2018 Make-a-Wish video, Hartman claimed the child had alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC), a rare neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by repeated episodes of weakness or paralysis. She said in the video, “At any given time, she can go paralyzed”, adding, “She can lose the ability to talk and go into all different types of seizures and have extreme pain. It’s really tough.”

In the same video, she also said, “Doctors, even the best pediatric specialists, do not know what to do and do not have treatment options… she needs access to oxygen because her breathing shallows and slows; she depends on her feeding tube when she’s unable to eat.”

Reportedly, while search warrants found that Hartman’s daughter was diagnosed with AHC.

Sophie Hartman Washinton

“This situation is a case of medical child abuse,” the report said. “It is not necessary to know the possible motivation of a caregiver, only the outcome of the behavior. It is my concern that this pattern has resulted in unnecessary medical testing, medication, procedures, surgeries, and debility of this child.”

The report was sent to the Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families in February 2021.

Hartman is now facing charges over “medical child abuse” allegations.

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