'I'm sorry': Mom gives birth, abandons baby in airport bathroom with note

Woman gives birth and leaves note after abandoning infant son in Arizona airport bathroom as authorities ask for public's help in identifying her

Baby Born in Tucson Airport Restroom Is Left Behind Along With an Apology

The child was found with a handwritten note, which mentioned the woman wanting a better life for her baby.

A woman believed to have left her newborn baby in an Arizona airport bathroom didn't realize she was pregnant, according to a heartbreaking note she left with the infant. She is unable and unfit to take care of me. It begs whoever finds him to turn him over to authorities so they can find the boy a good home.

"I just want what's best for him": Mother abandons baby in airport bathroom Authorities at the Tucson International Airport are looking for a woman who abandoned a newborn baby.

The airport says the baby is healthy and remains in the care of the Arizona Department of Child Safety.

Juana Quintana, a custodian, told police she encountered the woman and asked if she was okay after seeing pools of blood on a bathroom floor.

Tucson Airport Authority officials released surveillance video that purportedly shows the mother of the child, seen walking through the airport holding something wrapped in blue fabric. She says the woman told her the naked baby was three months old.

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The Tucson Airport Authority is searching for a woman who they believe abandoned a newborn at Tucson International Airport.

The youngster was in great condition, authorities said.

The baby is reportedly in good health after being evaluated at an area hospital, according to the Arizona Daily Star.

But the airports are not among facilities commonly designated as safe havens.

However, it is not known whether the baby's mother will face charges if found as airports are not considered a "safehaven" under the law. Airport officials are trying to identify the mother, "but we've exhausted our resources", Butler said in a statement.

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