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Missouri: First baby box drop off placed in south St. Louis County

Image Source:  By Justina Coronel - Posted at KSDK News: After being dropped off, an assessment is done and the infant is taken to a local hospital. MEHLVILLE, Mo. — In the state of Missouri, there is a new option for parents to leave their newborns if they are unable to take care of their newborn. On Tuesday, the state's first Safe Haven Baby Box was installed in south St. Louis County. The box is outside of the Mehlville Fire Protection District Station 2 off Telegraph Road. Learn more here. See also:  Safe Place for Newborns - Missouri Department of Social Services (