She waited near the ambulance bay of JFK Medical Center Friday morning, her newborn boy in her arms.
About 6:45 a.m., two emergency room nurses arriving for work asked if she needed help. The young woman's response: "Is this a safe haven hospital?"
She handed over the boy, his umbilical cord still attached, and walked away.
This is the first time that a woman in Palm Beach County has taken advantage of Florida's 4-year-old Safe Haven law, which allows parents to leave newborns with hospitals or fire stations with anonymity and without the risk of prosecution.
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