Mom Who Parked Her Baby Outside a Restaurant Claims It's OK in Europe

Mom Who Parked Her Baby Outside a Restaurant Claims It's OK in Europe


Mom Who Parked Her Baby Outside a Restaurant Claims It's OK in Europe

A Swedish woman who last week left her baby unattended outside a restaurant in Amherst, Massachusetts, was reported to a state agency for possible child maltreatment. The woman left her one-year old boy in his stroller on the sidewalk for 10 minutes while she ordered food inside.

The mom tried to explain she "found nothing wrong with the situation," and said it's common to leave children unattended in Sweden, but Amherst police has filed a report of potential abuse or neglect with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families.

Read the whole story at Reuters.

Do you think the law should give this mom a break?

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