New-born boy found in Mělník baby-box


Officials at Mělník hospital say a healthy new-born boy was left in their baby-box on Wednesday evening. According to the founder of the Czech baby-box system, the boy was in good condition and was given the name Vladislav.

Since the system was introduced in 2005, altogether 188 children unwanted by their parents have been saved through baby-boxes. There are currently 76 such facilities, monitored by doctors, across the Czech Republic,