It is the 28th time since the law went into effect. A court hearing to terminate parental rights will be held within a month. Other details about the child are withheld in order to protect the identity of the parents and child.
The law give parents the option of handing over custody of babies age 14 days or younger without fear of prosecution for abandonment. The parent, or their authorized representative, can leave the newborn at a hospital or health care facility, and can remain anonymous.