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200 surrendered babies safe


LANSING — Michigan has achieved a significant milestone in the state’s efforts to keep babies safe with the 200th surrender of a newborn under the state’s Safe Delivery law.

Under the law, a biological parent may legally surrender an infant no more than 72 hours old to an emergency service provider. An emergency service provider is a uniformed or otherwise identified employee or contractor of a hospital, fire department or police station who is inside the building and on duty, or a paramedic or emergency medical technician who responds to a 911 call.

The Daily Globe contacted the Wake...

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