The National Safe Haven Alliance has a simple, fast way to find out what the rules are in different states.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Anne Biswell, a spokesperson for the Mother and Child Health Coalition in the metro, said new moms under stress need to know they have a safe place to turn for help.
The coalition has flyers in different languages promoting the safe places a woman can leave her newborn.
In Missouri, moms can leave their newborns up to 45 days old at any
In Kansas, moms can leave their newborns up to 45 days old at any
The babies should be handed to an on-duty employee at the safe haven.
Find out more from the National Safe Haven Alliance at http://www.nationalsafehavenalliance.org/.
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