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Alaska's Safe Surrender of Infants Act

What You Must Do



When receiving a surrendered infant, you must:

  • Care for the infant
  • Advise the parent that they may, but are not required to, provide the infant and/or
    parents’ name(s) and medical history
  • Ask the parent if they wish to give up parental rights and release the infant for
    adoption