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Newborn Found in Newaygo County

A newborn baby is found on the side of the road in Newaygo County. According to the Sheriff's Office, the baby was found yesterday morning, near White Cloud, by someone who was walking their dog. The newborn still had the umbilical cord attached to her. The baby was found with bumps and bruises but is alive and was sad to be less than six hours old. The 14-year-old mother was found and her and the baby were both taken to Gerber Hospital in Fremont. Both are in fair condition. It is unknown if the mother will face criminal charges. Under Michigan's "safe haven" law, a person can give up a newborn within 72 hours of birth to an emergency provider.

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