A baby abandoned in Xian is cared for at a child welfare centre. The city set up its "baby hatch" last November. Photo: Xinhua A baby abandoned in Xian is cared for at a child welfare centre. The city set up its "baby hatch" last November. Photo: Xinhua
A baby abandoned in Xian is cared for at a child welfare centre. The city set up its "baby hatch" last November. Photo: Xinhua

‘Baby hatch’ forced to stop taking children after hundreds of infants are abandoned

Welfare facility in Guangzhou takes in 262 infants in six weeks, many of them ill or disabled, and says it can't handle more

A baby abandoned in Xian is cared for at a child welfare centre. The city set up its "baby hatch" last November. Photo: Xinhua A baby abandoned in Xian is cared for at a child welfare centre. The city set up its "baby hatch" last November. Photo: Xinhua
A baby abandoned in Xian is cared for at a child welfare centre. The city set up its "baby hatch" last November. Photo: Xinhua
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