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In a miraculous turn of events, an eight-month-old baby boy who had been reported missing was discovered safe and unharmed after spending an entire night in an open field, Your Content has learned.
The baby had been abandoned by his mother, who was later revealed to have suffered from medical issues, according to authorities from the Baton Rouge Police.
Though no charges have been filed at this time, an investigation is currently underway.
Following her own medical treatment, the mother actively participated in the search effort and provided crucial information that led authorities to the exact location where she had left her baby.
It was near the Saintsville COGIC on Plank Road that the rescue team discovered the infant.
Concerns for the baby’s well-being prompted his immediate transfer to a local hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Thankfully, he did not exhibit any signs of physical harm. Meanwhile, the mother sought medical attention at a fire station the following day and was subsequently taken to a hospital before being admitted to a mental treatment facility.
Authorities have commended the remarkable resilience of the baby, noting that he displayed extraordinary toughness by not even crying throughout the rescue.
As the investigation continues, efforts are being made to ensure the safety and welfare of the baby, while providing appropriate care and support to the mother during her medical treatment, according to The Advocate.