My story began with…

a garbage dumpster—not a place that one would expect new mothers to leave their unwanted newborns—yet this is exactly how my journey began one cold winter’s morning of October 2000. I was the first TV reporter to arrive on the scene after the police had found a body of a dead newborn baby in a dumpster in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Watching a baby’s body being lifted out of a dumpster is an image that was burned deep into my mind that day and something that stays with me to this very day.

My story began with…

a garbage dumpster—not a place that one would expect new mothers to leave their unwanted newborns—yet this is exactly how my journey began one cold winter’s morning of October 2000. I was the first TV reporter to arrive on the scene after the police had found a body of a dead newborn baby in a dumpster in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Watching a baby’s body being lifted out of a dumpster is an image that was burned deep into my mind that day and something that stays with me to this very day.

About The Safe Haven Laws

No woman should ever feel like their only option for their unwanted newborn is to abandon them in an unsafe place like a dumpster or along the highway.

All 50 states have what’s generally known as The Baby Safe Haven Law.

In 2001, Suzanne was recognized by Idaho’s Governor for her efforts as he enacted Idaho’s Safe Haven law in her home state. In 2003, Suzanne adopted a newborn girl safely surrendered under the law. Since then, Suzanne has been an advocate and educator on the law.

It’s now her goal to create awareness in all 50 states and save the lives of unwanted newborns and help mothers know of this safe option.

There is no shame, no name and no blame with this law. Simply hand the baby off and walk away.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of The Hungry Snake will be donated to educational efforts on the Safe Haven Laws.

Buy a book

About The Safe Haven Laws

No woman should ever feel like their only option for their unwanted newborn is to abandon them in an unsafe place like a dumpster or along the highway.

All 50 states have what’s generally known as The Baby Safe Haven Law.

In 2001, Suzanne was recognized by Idaho’s Governor for her efforts as he enacted Idaho’s Safe Haven law in her home state. In 2003, Suzanne adopted a newborn girl safely surrendered under the law. Since then, Suzanne has been an advocate and educator on the law.

It’s now her goal to create awareness in all 50 states and save the lives of unwanted newborns and help mothers know of this safe option.

There is no shame, no name and no blame with this law. Simply hand the baby off and walk away.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of The Hungry Snake will be donated to educational efforts on the Safe Haven Laws.

Buy a book

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