Baby girl found abandoned in Florida an hour after birth
The Associated Press
MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) – A Florida baby is safe after being found abandoned outdoors about an hour after being born.
The Polk County sheriff’s office said the girl was wrapped in a blanket and still attached to a placenta when found on a hill outside a trailer park early Saturday morning. The temperature was in the low 50s.
The baby was taken to a hospital and was healthy.
Authorities used dogs and a drone to try to find the mother, but were unsuccessful.
Florida has a safe haven law that allows parents to leave newborns at a fire station or medical facility up to a week after birth.
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1/29/2023 2:03:39 PM (GMT -6:00)