CLOSER LOOK: 4,000 Babies Safely Dropped Off With ‘Safe Haven’ Laws

Posted on Thursday, June 3, 2021 by Monika Kelly

20-yrs ago the first Safe Haven laws passed allowing a woman to walk away from her baby. Anonymously. Laws vary state-to-state but hospitals are always approved surrender locations. K-LOVE'S Monika Kelly talks with exec dir. of The Hope Box, Sarah Keoppen and Heather Burner, exec dir of the National Safe Haven Alliance. They usually find these parents scared and desperate to secure a better life for their child.

Call to Safely Surrender a Child: HOTLINE 1-888-510-BABY(2229) or Text SAFEHAVEN to 313131


National Safe Haven Alliance HOTLINE 1-888-510-BABY(2229) or Text SAFEHAVEN to 313131

The Hope Box (official)

"Healthy newborn safely surrendered in New Haven Safe Haven Baby Box," The IndyChannel (Feb 2020)

"Senate panel agrees adding time to safe haven for babies a good step," (Feb 2020)

"Safely Surrendered Baby Makes Guest Appearance At Baby Box Dedication" (RTV6 Indianapolis)

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