Mom Arrested After 2-Day-Old Baby Found Alive in Building's Drain Pipes

newborn footIt's hard to believe that in the span of a month, two newborn babies would be found in drain pipes. But if this latest horrific news story proves to be true, that's exactly the case. Yes, after that disgusting story about parents reportedly flushing their newborn down the toilet, another mother has been arrested on the suspicion that she tried to murder her newborn, after the 2-day-old baby was found in the drain pipes of her building in Spain.

But, shockingly, there is good news to this gut-wrenching tale: The baby is okay. He's in serious, but not life-threatening, condition at the hospital. I honestly don't know how that's possible after hearing about the god-awful circumstances this poor child was in. Truly a miracle in every sense of the word.

According to reports, a neighbor called firefighters after hearing noises come from the drain pipe that sounded like a cat meowing. When authorities showed up, the newborn was found wrapped in plastic bags with his umbilical cord still attached in a pipe that converged into the building's tiny manhole in a courtyard. The baby, who weighed 4.6 pounds, may have been trapped for 40 hours, and after he was rescued, he was found to have a fractured arm, among other injuries, but again, nothing life-threatening. His recovery is hard to believe. Those are beyond heinous circumstances for an adult to deal with, nevertheless a 2-day-old. What a little fighter. What an angel.

The woman in question was reportedly taken to a hospital, where she claimed to have suffered a miscarriage. However, when police arrived to question her, she said that she tried to get rid of the baby, but didn't have enough money for an abortion. An investigation is underway to determine whether the woman acted alone or had outside help in putting the child in the building's drains.

Hopefully, this case will be cracked soon, and whoever was involved with this atrocious act will be forced to pay to the highest degree. But for now, let's focus on the silver lining of this stomach-turning story: This little boy is living proof that miracles do exist. Thank goodness he's okay.

What do you think of this?


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nonmember avatar Bachock

Never ever should this be an option. To leave an innocent baby to die a slow torturous death should get someone the death penalty. Even leaving a baby on someone's doorstep would've been a better option. I hope they make this bitch pay. I'm not a fan of children but harming them is disgusting!!

BeccaLS BeccaLS

What I don't get is, if you are unable to get an abortion and end up giving birth, why not just leave the baby at a church or hospital?


I realized that this wasn't in america, but I'm pretty sure you can leave an infant at a church in any country.

nonmember avatar Cass

Women are very rarely taught about safe haven laws in this country. I found out from reading this site- many years into when I might have started having sex. Stories like this are why it is so important that access to prenatal care, counseling, and abortions are not limited. Desperate women don't suddenly decide to be good mothers because they can't get an abortion.

LostS... LostSoul88

they baby was born, if she didn't eant the baby give the baby up for adoption. If you dont want babies period close your fucking legs. 

ruby_... ruby_jewel_04

So so sad. I am so glad that poor little angel is ok. :( I just can't imagine hurting a baby. I have 4 wonderful kids, and if anyone tried to hurt them I'd tear them limb from limb. Child and animal abusers are the lowest form of scum. Just shoot her and be done with it.

nonmember avatar Mopsy

Yes, if proven (innocent till proven guilty is something you all should may be consider), this was a terrible thing. How about also considering the circumstances which drove someone to take this action. She was probably terrified and as Cass says education, access to medicine and abortion is needed to vilification.

shell... shellyplatz

How do you flush a baby down the toilet?

nonmember avatar ta ta

Please lock that bitch up under the jail or let the devil have that bitch. Because she dont need to be in this world . That crazy hoe kill the bitch.

Christina Parlatore

i dont understand ppl....why not just put the baby up for adoption if u dont want it?? u needed money for an abortion but couldnt afford one so u just decide to "hide" the baby in a pipe?


 


how did she sleep for 2 days knowing what she did? did she even think to herself "wow my baby is literally in a pipe"?? i dont get ppl...i agree that child abusers and animal abusers shouldnt even get a chance to live.

Jacqueline Renee Smith-Brown

There is no excuse for this mother. I have six children and a few were unplanned but I would never think to harm them in anyway! They are apart of me, if I hurt them I might as well end my own life because they are my life!!

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