Check out the beautiful story below. God bless these people. They’ve devised an alternative to abortion for many women, thus giving babies a chance at life. Do we have enough parents on waiting lists for adoption to make such an operation work? Is there a church or residence that would host this?

Lee Jong-rak [a pastor in South Korea] is the creator of the Baby Box. His Baby Box is the first and only box in Korea that is for collecting abandoned babies who are physically or mentally handicapped or are just unwanted by their mothers.

Hundreds of unwanted babies are abandoned on the side of the street in South Korea every year. Jong-rak knew he needed to set up a way to save the lives of these precious babies.  He built a drop box on the side of his home with a humble sign reading, “Place to leave babies.”

The inside of the box contains a thick towel covering the bottom, and lights and heating to keep the baby comfortable.  A bell rings when someone puts a baby in the box, then Jong-rak, his wife, or staff associates come to immediately move the baby inside. His aim was to provide a life-giving alternative for desperate mothers in his city of Seoul. He even admits that he didn’t really expect that babies would come in– He was mistaken. The babies came. In the middle of the night, in the middle of the day, some with notes, some without a word, and only a very few mothers actually spoke to him face-to-face. (Source)
3 Responses to “Is Ottawa or any other Canadian city game for a “baby box”?”
  1. Julie Culshaw says:

    A few years ago, I am sure that I heard of one such effort in a Vancouver hospital. Or was I dreaming?

  2. squeaker says:

    Well done, Julie! There’s a baby box at St. Paul’s Hospital. It was created in 2010:http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/#!/content/1.943164

    They’re common in Europe apparently. The Left has found a silly reason to oppose them:
    http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/#!/content/1.1142162

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