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As Indiana moves to ban abortions, baby boxes in the state increase

Editor’s note: This segment did not air on Aug. 4, 2022, as planned due to a scheduling change. 

Indiana is installing boxes in which newborns can be anonymously surrendered, usually at a fire station. Baby boxes have seen a surge in use and more are planned as Indiana moves to ban abortions.

WFYI’s Jill Sheridan reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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