Information on Tennessee Safe Haven Baby Box cases comes from news reports, SHBB Inc reports on social media, and Blessed to Have Been Abandoned: the Story of the Baby Box Lady by Monica Kelsey. From public reports, these babies were in no danger of discard or death.
1. Knoxville Fire Department Station 17
Date: May 27. 20223
Baby Information: Boy
Details: Left at midnight, Taken to hospital for evaluation. Reportedly 30 minutes old, but there is no indication of how this was determined.
- First baby safety surrendered in Knoxville’s Safe Haven Baby Box, WVLT-TV, May 27, 2023
- Child surrendered to Safe Haven Baby Box for the first time since installment. WRCB-TV, May 27, 2023