In some countries, abandoned babies are devastatingly common. In others, they are almost unheard of. England is one of the latter, which is exactly why authorities are so concerned over the welfare of a mother who recently abandoned her baby in Northamptonshire.
Category: Abandoned Babies
Police in North Vernon Indiana are seeking the public’s help in finding a mother who abandoned her baby outside a church.
A woman in the UK is facing jail time after a string of bizarre events that included abandoning her newborn baby on a doorstep. She told police she hid the pregnancy and childbirth from her husband, believing the child was a result of an affair.
Police in Atlanta are trying to locate the mom of a baby that was found abandoned on the doorstep on Monday.
While out on Monday evening, Alex Diaz spotted a stroller, but thought it was empty and discarded.
Less than 12 hours later, during a walk with his boys the same stroller was still there so he took a closer look and found a baby with his umbilical cord still attached.
Rafael Dieguez hadn’t set out to become a hero early Wednesday morning; he only intended to walk his two dogs. But a hero is exactly what he became after stopping to help what he thought was a small animal inside an underground rubbish bin.
Residents in the town of Pasadena were shocked to find a 6-week-old baby girl still buckled into her infant seat abandoned at the side of the road just before midnight on Saturday night.
A newborn is lucky to be alive after she was discarded in the Russian woods shortly after her birth. Found by a man who took a shortcut to work, the tiny three-day old baby was covered in ant bites and still had her umbilical cord attached.
Near a cemetery in China, a newborn baby was abandoned, buried alive in a cardboard box at what can only be seen as an unmarked grave. But eight days later, that child was rescued. Miraculously, he survived and is currently in the hospital recovering.
In a case of the right place and time, a Myrtle Beach family has been credited with saving the life of a newborn baby girl who was wrapped in a plastic bag and discarded in a dumpster.