Life | Safe haven groups work to protect babies from abandonment during the pandemic
by Leah Hickman
Posted 5/04/20, 06:14 pm
In the last two months, the National Safe Haven Alliance’s hotline has seen an almost 10 percent increase in phone calls, many from moms asking what to do with babies they say they can’t care for. The coronavirus pandemic has added to the personal and financial strain on new parents, while the number of infant abandonments in the United States has increased slightly.