As previously mentioned, if the infant was born at the hospital and left there, some information may already be on the record. However, if the infant is abandoned at any of the other approved locations, the parent will be given a voluntary medical history form and asked some questions about the infant.
It is not required that the parent answer the questions or complete the form. If the person abandoning an infant chooses to provide information, it will be kept confidential and will be used only to obtain a new birth certificate for the infant and provide care for the infant. The only questions will be these: