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New Mom Abandons Baby Hours After Birth

Posted by on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:45 PM
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A mother in Tuscaloosa, Alabama is wanted by the police after abandoning her newborn baby in the hospital just hours after giving birth. 
The woman, going by an alias, was admitted to DCH Regional Medical Center at 3:00 am Tuesday after attempting to have the baby in her hotel room. 
She gave birth later that morning and both she and her infant son tested positive for cocaine and opiates.
Just eight hours after first arriving, the woman was caught on CCTV leaving the hospital without her baby, carrying a bag of clothing. 
Authorities say she left with two unknown black males. 
The Alabama Real-Time News reported that Juvenile Investigators were looking to charge the missing mother with chemical endangerment and exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are produced or distributed.
When she was admitted to the hospital, the woman said she 22 and from Georgia but used a fake social security number.
Now police have released two images of her in hopes someone will come forward to identify the fugitive mother. 
Earlier surveillance footage from her hotel shows the woman wearing a strapless shirt showing off a large tattoo on her chest.
The baby boy is currently being taken care of by the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit. 
The Alabama Department of Human Resources will assume custody of the boy when he is released.
'We're concerned about her as well,' Tuscaloosa Police Sgt Michael Chaisson toldTuscaloosanews.com. 'We want to talk to her and make sure that she's OK.'
Prenatal exposure to cocaine and opiates has a serious affect on newborn babies. 
Studies have shown that exposure to the drugs can lead to severe emotional, mental and physical disabilities. 
Prenatal cocaine exposure has been associated with premature birth, birth defects, attention deficit disorder and other conditions. 

Neurodevelopmental problems associated with prenatal opiate exposure include short attention span, hyperactivity, and sleep disturbances.

by on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:45 PM
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mom2_2542
by Gold Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:46 PM
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Sad...but that baby is better off without her. :(
Akunkle1
by on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:47 PM

I think that as well. Especially since she tried to give birth herself at a hotel. 

Quoting mom2_2542:

Sad...but that baby is better off without her. :(


graybealgirl
by Platinum Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:49 PM



Quoting Akunkle1:

I think that as well. Especially since she tried to give birth herself at a hotel. 

Quoting mom2_2542:

Sad...but that baby is better off without her. :(



thefiregoddess
by MotherDucker on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:51 PM
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Safe haven law.

Just leave her alone.. she left the baby so it could live.. just let it go the baby is safe.
november117
by Silver Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:51 PM
She was high her whole pregnancy it sounds like and may have even been during delivery. I agree with pp and he is better off without her.
Linagma03
by Silver Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:55 PM

 At least the baby was born in the hospital and is safe. She may have planned to just leave the baby in the motel room and leave or maybe toss it in the trash like you hear about. Lots of states have a safe haven law or something of that nature.

How she can do that is hard for most of us to understand but since drugs were involved I guess they were probably more important than a baby.

Moonbabylove
by Silver Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:55 PM
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The sad thing is she is probably a prostitute who is owned by those men that came and got her. She will probably get pregnant again and is kept high so she keeps coming back.
MommyDearest__
by on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:56 PM
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How awful. Good riddance to the dirty bitch! Baby will be way better off.
bleumonster
by Ruby Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:58 PM
She's on drugs. That's reason enough.
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