information sad newborn baby abandoned babies worldwide what happens
sadly babies have been abandoned for centuries. under current UK law it is illegal to abandon a child.
Do babies get abandoned in the UK yes ! approx. 50 babies are abandoned in the UK each year, with some dying from cold or exposure before they are discovered.Baby boxes are used in parts of Europe. Also known as adoption hatches a mother that cant cope or doesn’t want to keep her baby after a hidden pregnancy can leave a newborn baby which will be found and for rather than be left on a rubbish dump public toilet or other unsafe place where the baby could be left for dead . The first devices for these abandoned babies or foundlings were used in 12th Century Italy. At the time, the Catholic Church decreed that women could abandon their children in secret rather than kill them.The number of baby hatches is on the rise worldwide. Although there is no sign of any in Britain, they can be found in Austria, Switzerland, Poland, the Czech Republic, the even the US have baby boxes. The reasons these mums dup their babies vary from from economic and social pressure , fear of rejection by the mother’s partner, failing to bond and post-natal depression. more babies are being abandoned and even a china hatch has had to close due to being overcrowded with babies ,some being handicapped and no one wishing to adopt them.