The ColoradoSafe Haven Law
If a parent is charged with permitting a child to be unreasonably placed in a situation that poses a threat of injury to the child's life or health . . . and the child was seventy-two hours old or younger at the time of the alleged offense, it shall be an affirmative defense to such charge that the parent safely, reasonably, and knowingly handed the child over to a firefighter. . . or to a hospital staff member who engages in the admission, care, or treatment of patients, when such firefighter is at a fire station or such hospital staff member is at a hospital.
Colorado Revised Statutes § 18-6-401(9)
Colorado Safe Haven for Newborns is…
A nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing infant abandonment by teaching about the Safe Haven law. Our vision is to protect desperate parents, unwanted newborns and the community from the tragedy of an abandoned baby through awareness of the Colorado Safe Haven law.