First baby left in safe developed by Woodburn non-profit

The baby was dropped into a Safe Haven Baby Box at a fire station near Michigan City.

Posted: Nov 8, 2017 9:01 PM
Updated: Nov 9, 2017 7:59 AM

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (WFFT) - A baby was saved Tuesday night using Indiana's Safe Haven Law.


The baby was dropped into a Safe Haven Baby Box at a fire station near Michigan City.

The baby safe was developed in Woodburn, Michigan City is the only other box in Indiana.

The box alerts first responders when a baby is placed in the temperature controlled box.

In this case, the medics took the baby to a hospital to be checked out within 5 minutes of it being dropped off.

There, the healthy baby was turned over to the Indiana Department of Child Services.

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