"The case against the defendant demonstrates a serious example against her training and against the telltale signs which would have been blindingly obvious to anyone," said Magistrate Ian Guy, who alsoo lifted an AVO condition denying her unsupervised access to the now two-year-old, according to The Guardian.
"I accept she was following advice. That does not mean that she was somehow seduced, tranced into blindly following," he continued.
"Had he not presented at hospital at that time, he would have died within days."
Bodnar is facing charges of recklessly causing grievous bodily harm and failing to provide for a child causing danger or death. She has pleaded not guilty and is expected to face trial next week.