Search for Baby Jade's mother

West Midlands Police have released pictures of a newborn baby, named Jade by hospital staff, as part of a search for the child's mother.

Jade was found abandoned in a carrier bag in a park in Birmingham.

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Meet Baby Jade: the newborn abandoned in a park

A newborn baby girl found abandoned in a bag in a Birmingham park has been named Jade by hospital staff.

The girl is "alert, happy and contented" as she recovers in hospital, West Midlands Police said as detectives released the first photo of the girl in a bid to trace her missing mother.

Baby Jade was abandoned in a Birmingham park yesterday Credit: West Midlands Police

Baby Jade was found in a community park off Stuarts Road, Stechford, at around 2pm yesterday.

She weighs six pounds and is being monitored around the clock by paediatricians.

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