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Arizona’s safe haven law allows you to relinquish your unharmed newborn infant within the first 72 hours after birth, no questions asked!
Where are the designated safe haven locations?
-Any On-Duty Fire Station
-Any On-Duty EMT
-Any Adoption Agency (must have signage)
-Any Church (must have signage)
Who may relinquish the newborn infant at a designated safe haven location?
-A parent or agent of the parent
Will I be questioned?
-As long as the baby is unharmed and appears healthy, no questions asked!
-Safe Haven location providers may ask questions regarding health of baby, past family medical history and prenatal care for the newborn.
What do I do, or say, when dropping off baby at safe haven location?
-Infant must be physically handed over at any location
-Must tell provider you are handing over infant under safe haven law
-Some hospitals within Maricopa County have safe haven drawers you may place the unharmed newborn infant in.