TIL in parts of Europe, you can find “Baby hatches” which are boxes placed near hospitals where parents can bring unwanted babies and leave them there

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_hatch?wprov=sfti1

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  1. I learned this was done centuries ago in Italy and other countries. There was an episode of Finding Your Roots where actor Chris Meloni’s ancestor was found by monks or nuns in their baby wheel and I think his name means orphan or something similar in Italian.

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