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Abandoning babies safely

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 11 December 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1546
  1. John Taylor, general practitioner
  1. Bristol

    I read with great interest the news article about how the provision of incubators in Hungarian hospital lobbies, after a rise in mothers killing or abandoning their babies, had led to lives being saved as mothers were able to abandon their babies safely and anonymously.1

    While travelling in Perigord …

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