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What’s Outside This Indiana Fire House Could Change How Our Adoption System Works

What’s Outside This Indiana Fire House Could Change How Our Adoption System Works

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The reasons why mothers might want to relinquish their babies to a Safe Haven are numerous. The mother may come from a low-income family unable to support her newborn, she could be the victim of sexual assault, she might fear for the baby's livelihood because she is in an abusive relationship. The list could go on, but thanks to Safe Haven laws, mothers are able to give up their newborns to emergency personnel within 30 days of giving birth. Recently, though, two Safe Haven locations in Indiana got a great upgrade. Because of it, the firemen of Woodburn, Indiana, may start seeing a lot more action around their firehouse. Wikimedia Commons A Safe Haven Baby Box drop off has been installed at the local volunteer department. The concept...