"Baby Box" -- Parental responsibility avoidance infant drop off receives first baby

When a small box with a door and a button was installed on the side of Coolspring Twp. Volunteer Fire Department they hoped it would never be used. The small box, much like a mail slot, was installed as a way for parents to anonymously drop off unwanted infants in a safe manner.

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"Baby Box" -- Parental responsibility avoidance infant drop off receives first baby
“Baby Box” — Parental responsibility avoidance infant drop off receives first baby

The box features an alarm which alerted crews to its use when a baby was dropped off Tuesday for the first time. Coolspring Fire Chief Mick Pawlick said, “When this box was installed, we hoped that it would never be used, yet we’re thankful that it exists for cases just like the one Tuesday night.

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We are grateful that the mother had this option and made this choice, and we remain concerned for her health.”

Officials brought the infant to Franciscan St. Anthony’s hospital in Michigan City where the baby was examined and determined to be healthy.

The safe haven law in Indiana allows for mothers to turn in newborns they cannot keep for whatever reason without being arrested or prosecuted.

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The heated baby box at the fire department was the second of its kind installed in America.

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