New-born baby found abandoned in a school field A new-born baby has been found abandoned in a school playing field in sub-zero temperatures. By Andrew Alderson, Chief Reporter 7: Bedfordshire Police said officers were concerned for the welfare of the mother and appealed for her to receive medical attention.
Email In garbage dumps on the outskirts of Beijing, scavengers occasionally uncover the unthinkable — newborn baby girls, abandoned and left to die.
Chen Rong has managed to save five little girls she's found. Today, as ultrasound machines have become readily available, China has seen an epidemic of sex-selection abortions — so many, that the ratio of males to females in parts of China has been thrown wildly out of kilter. For every girls born here, there used to be about boys.
Now, roughly boys are born for every girls. It's an imbalance that some believe will have dire consequences for the future.
Officials say millions of female births have probably gone unreported in recent years. No one knows how many of those babies may have been abandoned or killed. Campaigns for Women Chinese leaders are well aware of the problem. They have recently relaxed the one-child policy to allow some in the countryside to have extra children.
They've also banned doctors from revealing the sex of a fetus during ultrasound screening. And they've launched campaigns that emphasize the important status of women in Chinese society.
Mao Tse-Tung once said, "Women hold up half the sky," but from China's imperial past to its communist present, it has remained a male-dominated society, and no decree or law is expected to bring immediate change.My sister in law had her new baby boy couple of days ago.
She has a girl of 10 years old from another relationship. She married about a year ago and moved away since she was living with her mom. The baby, according to activist and philanthropist Ukan Kurugh, was delivered yesterday, July 31, around 8am, at a village in Nigeria.
I reliably heard the poor parents are planning to throw her away, he said. Baby abandonment is legal in most of the world in various forms. In Canada, we have seen infrequent cases of parents abandoning their newborn children, usually mothers.
Abandoning Babies Is an Old Story in Europe February 24, | PENELOPE McMILLAN The Hebrew prophet Moses, perhaps the most famous abandoned baby of all time, was left in some bulrushes, where he was found by Pharaoh's daughter. The study, which counted boarder babies on a given day and then extrapolated those figures for an annual number, found 27% of the infants were in New York City hospitals, 13% were in Cook County hospitals and 11% were in District of Columbia hospitals.
Apr 20, · How to Drop Off an Unwanted Baby. In this Article: Finding the Closest Safe Haven Locations Deciding Who Will Drop Off the Baby, and Where Preparing the Baby for Drop-Off Conducting Adoption Proceedings Community Q&A To avoid situations where babies are tragically left to die, Safe Haven laws and procedures have been established throughout the yunusemremert.com: K.