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Two women offer to adopt infant found in rubbish bin

In a gruesome introduction to life, a newborn boy who was discarded like a piece of garbage could have suffocated while trapped inside a tied-up plastic bag in a rubbish bin. But he showed an instinct for survival by crying loudly to alert two cleaners, who then rescued him from the...

Baby found in rubbish bin: Support network in place for distressed pregnant women, say social workers

When an abandoned baby is found, the Ministry of Social and Family Development's (MSF) Child Protective Service will arrange for the child's immediate care, while police investigate the case. After medical checks are done for the baby, he may be placed under the care of a foster parent while investigations are ongoing, an MSF spokesman told The...