Indiana baby box gives Baby Hope a second chance

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“A volunteer fire department in Indiana has helped a newborn in need with the use of a controversial “baby box.” According to the Chicago Tribune, the alarm on the Safe Haven Baby Box at the Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department has been tripped before by curious passersby. So when Chief Mick Pawlik went to investigate, he thought it may be another false alarm. It wasn’t…” Continue reading: Newborn girl left in ‘baby box’ at Indiana fire department


Baby box dedicated at northeastern Indiana firehouse

“Baby hatches have existed in one form or another for centuries. The system was quite common in medieval times. From 1198 the first foundling wheels (ruota dei trovatelli) were used in Italy; Pope Innocent III decreed that these should be installed in homes for foundlings so that women could leave their child in secret instead of killing them, a practice clearly evident from the numerous drowned infants found in in the River Tiber…” Read more: Baby Hatch:

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