Secret Safe Place for Newborns

New Mothers, You Have OPTIONS

If you are pregnant and can't keep your baby after it is born or if you had a baby within the last 72 hours and can't keep it, you have options.

A Secret Safe Place for Newborns offers a confidential option to Mothers. You are allowed to give up your unharmed newborn baby to a hospital employee at any Secret Safe Place for Newborns location without identifying yourself and with the knowledge that your newborn will receive good care and a good home.

A Secret Safe Place for Newborns promises:

  • No identification of the mother
  • No prosecution of the mother for abandonment
  • The right to change your mind about giving up your newborn
  • A health exam for your newborn
  • Healthcare for your newborn
  • A foster home and/or adoption for your newborn

Secret Safe Place for Newborns Locations in Jefferson County

 

Brookwood Medical Center
2010 Brookwood Medical Center Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209

Princeton Baptist Medical Center
701 Princeton Ave. SW
Birmingham, AL 35211

Children's of Alabama Hospital
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

Trinity Medical Center
800 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213

St. Vincent’s Hospital
810 St Vincent’s Drive
Birmingham, AL 35205

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233

St. Vincent’s East
50 Medical Park East Drive
Birmingham, AL 35235

Alabama Safe Haven Law
ALABAMA CODE § 26-25-1, -2, -3, -4, -5 (1975)