November 10, 1997 in Nation/World

Woman Finds Newborn Girl In Toilet At Disney World

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A woman found a live newborn girl in the toilet of a Walt Disney World restroom. The baby’s head was sticking out of the water and the umbilical cord was wrapped around her neck. The 7-pound baby was hospitalized in good condition Sunday, one day after being discovered in the Magic Kingdom. No one came forward to claim the infant.

The baby, apparently full-term, had a body temperature of 91 degrees when she was brought in by emergency care workers, said Martha Johnson, a spokeswoman for Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women.

“We put the baby in a warmer for about two hours to bring her temperature and her pulse rate up,” Johnson said. “All her vital signs are good now, and she is drinking formula.”

Nurses at the hospital are calling the infant “the Tomorrowland baby” after the section of the Magic Kingdom she was born in.


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