Baby surrendered at safe haven baby box in New Haven

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A newborn baby was surrendered Wednesday at the safe haven baby box at the fire station in new Haven, Indiana.

Officials say the baby is healthy, having been legally and anonymously surrendered.

“We are proud to have this resource available for the residents of New Haven, Indiana,” New Haven Fire Chief Josh Hale said. “It is our ongoing goal everyday to ensure the safety of all of our residents, and today we were able to ensure the safety of one of our newest residents.”

So far six babies have been surrendered in Indiana via the safe haven baby boxes in the past two years. This is the fourth baby surrendered in the past 161 days.

For more information safe haven baby boxes, call their national hotline at 1-866-99BABY1 or visit their website.

Safe Haven Baby Box provides counseling to women who are considering surrendering their babies.

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