Making a Safe and Legal Choice
If you have kept your pregnancy secret from your family, friends, peers and everyone else in the outside world you are not alone. Many women keep their unplanned pregnancy a secret out of fear, shame, denial and confusion. It is important that you know that you have safe and legal options for...
The Wall Street Journal's Al Hunt Strikes Out on "Safe Haven Laws"
After 38 years with The Wall Street Journal and despite serving as Executive Washington editor for that paper, not to mention his prominence as a regular on CNN's "The Capital Gang," it is to be expected that Al Hunt will strike out once in a while strictly on the basis of not reporting the facts. ... Types of Adoption
The decision to place your child up for adoption is never an easy one. It is not something that any person takes lightly. In fact, much time, thought and emotion goes into this choice. If you have decided to place your child up for adoption it is important that you understand your options. There... Infant Safe Haven Laws- Louisiana
Infant's Age The infant safe haven law was repealed as of 6/27/03 . Who May Relinquish the Infant No longer addressed in statute Who May Receive the Infant No longer addressed in statute Responsibilities of the Safe Haven Provider No longer addressed in statute Immunity for the...
Information You Need to Know About Safe Haven Laws
September 9, 2009, 7:00 am
As an expectant parent experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you may or may not have heard about Safe Haven laws. In short, Safe Haven law was created and enacted as a reply to the sometimes fatal issue of newborns being left in unsafe places by their mother or father. The first Safe Haven law was... Benefit to Nebraska Safe Haven Law
October 1, 2008, 6:58 am
The Nebraska Safe Haven law was a very badly written law and the results were predictable. The law was very open ended and allowed parents to surrender children up to the age of 18. Then intent was to allow birth mothers the opportunity to relinquish a child they could not care for and prevent... Nebraska’s Safe Haven Law Finally Changed
November 27, 2008, 5:09 am
The Nebraskan Safe Haven Law that has created much talk and controversy has finally been changed.
Safe Haven Laws allow a mother to leave her baby at a pre-determined “safe haven.” It differs a bit from state to state but safe haven locations typically include hospitals, fire departments, or...