Abandoned Infant Policy Term Definition
according to the DFPS, an abandoned infant meets the criteria for a Baby Moses case if the infant:
- is 60 days old or younger;
- has not been harmed (does not appear to have been abused or neglected);
- has been voluntarily delivered to a Designated Emergency Infant Care (DEIC) provider such as UTMB, at a specific location indicated by a sign that reads “Safe Baby Site” and
- is delivered to a DEIC by a parent who does not express intent to return for the infant.