\Officials would like to remind New York residents of the Baby Safe Haven laws after the recent death of a newborn child.
According to Time Warner Cable News, Baby Safe Haven laws in New York state permit anyone with a newborn up to 30 days old to anonymously give up their baby to a hospital, fire department or police station with no questions asked. Child Protective Services will then take custody and put the baby up for adoption.
As previously reported , Tara Tomlin, 20, was arrested and charged by state police for second-degree murder after the body of her newborn baby was discovered in a garbage bag in a dumpster outside the Livingston Xtra Mart at Bells Pond.
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