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California's Safely Surrendered Baby Law, also called Safe Haven, allows a person with lawful custody to surrender a baby anonymously within three days of birth without fear of prosecution for child abandonment. The baby must be taken to a public or private hospotal emergency room, a designated fire station, or other Safe Surrender site. A parent or person with lawful custody has up to 14 days from the time of surrender to reclaim the baby. Publications and details ont he program are available online.


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