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Safe Haven Quiz
How much do you know about Safe Haven?

A Safe Haven for Newborns is a safety net where a newborn can be left if a mother or father is unable to provide and care for them.The Safe Haven program is saving lives, as supported by the number of Newborns saved from abandonment and the many pregnant girls and women assisted during their most desperate time.

Where can someone leave his or her Newborn under the “Safe Haven” program?
Hospitals and 24/7 staffed Fire/EMS stations
Hospitals and any Fire/EMS stations
Police Departments
All of the Above

Must I give the baby to someone at a designated Safe Haven?
No, I can leave the baby anywhere at a designated Safe Haven
Yes, It is REQUIRED that a baby is given to a person working at a designated Safe Haven

What age requirement is specified under the “Safe Haven” Law?
Any age
Approximately 7 days old or younger
One month old

What will the person leaving the Newborn be asked?
Possibly medical related questions, but they are not required to answer.
Personal information, including proof of identification.

Will the Police be called?
They will always be contacted.
They will be contacted only if abuse or neglect of the Newborn is suspected.

Why should “A Safe Haven for Newborns” be contacted?
(The toll-free, 24/7 helpline is totally confidential, everyone will be helped)
If you are pregnant and considering the “Safe Haven” option or want to know more about the program.
If you are hiding your pregnancy or know someone who is.
If you are pregnant and not receiving medical care.
If you are pregnant or think you are pregnant and do not know what to do.
All of the above.