Tag Archives: Baby hatch

August 19

Baby Hatches Raise Controversy in Germany

From my column in The Washington Times Communities WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 – The ongoing debate over baby hatches in Germany has heated up again.  Baby hatches, known as babyklappe, are essentially boxes where unwanted babies can be left anonymously.  The hatches are temperature-controlled and have weight sensors that immediately alert staff that a baby has been surrendered. […]