Europe
4:20 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Spread Of 'Baby Boxes' Alarms Europeans

Originally published on Mon February 18, 2013 6:03 pm

Scores of "baby boxes," where mothers can anonymously and safely "post" newborns they cannot care for, have appeared in houses and hospitals across Europe in the past decade. The boxes are extremely controversial. Advocates say they save babies' lives, while the U.N. is alarmed at their rising numbers.