Newborn boy found in Teplice “baby box”

A newborn boy was discovered in a baby hatch in Teplice, in north Bohemia, in the early hours of Sunday, the founder of the Czech baby box system said. The boy was wrapped in a towel and had his umbilical cord tied with a shoe lace, doctors said. The newborn received the name Milan; he became the 95th baby retrieved from baby boxes since their introduction in the Czech Republic in 2006. There are now around 60 baby hatches in various places in the country.

Author: Jan Richter