A newborn baby girl was found lying in the toilet of Bhima Bhoi Medical College & Hospital in Bolangir on Saturday morning.
As per reports, the baby was found in the washroom of the female medicine general ward by the patients. The nurses on duty were subsequently informed and they rescued the newborn and alerted the doctor.
A thorough medical examination was done and it was found that the newborn was underweight. Later, the baby girl was then admitted to the SNCU.
Sources said the mother of the baby abandoned her child after delivery at the hospital.
On being informed, the District Child Protection Officer has started a probe in connection with the incident.
Earlier, a newborn baby boy, who had allegedly been abandoned by his parents for being a Divyang one, was rescued from a private hospital by the Childline officials with the help of police in Bolangir on June 11.
According to sources, a couple fled a private hospital leaving their newborn divyang boy behind in the toilet. The baby was born on June 7.
After getting information, Childline officials reached the hospital only to find the staff non-cooperative. Then, they sought the help of the Baidyanathpur police and rescued the baby from the toilet.