A baby bank in Hamburg, Germany: over 400 children have been abandoned in hatches
in Europe since 2000. Photograph: Nina Ruecker/Getty Images
Unbelievable. But then, I must be getting old fashioned. Randeep Ramesh, "Spread of 'baby boxes' in Europe alarms United Nations" (The Guardian, June 10, 2012). And if even the UN is concerned, well ... it must be bad.