There is an option. Don’t abandon your baby.
1-877-222-9723 (1-877-BABY-SAF)The California Safely Surrendered Baby Law:
- Parent(s) or surrendering person can safely surrender a baby within three days of birth (72 hours).
- Those who choose to surrender their baby are guaranteed the highest level of confidentiality.
- Provides a safe place for babies.
- Protects the parent(s) or surrendering person from prosecution for child abandonment.
- Does not require that names be given when the baby is surrendered.
- Allows the parent(s) or surrendering person at least 14 days to reclaim the baby should they change their mind