Newborn taken into care, Manitoba family fighting to get her back

A Manitoba family spoke out Friday about having their baby taken away.The family saw their newborn apprehended by Child and Family Services at a Winnipeg hospital Thursday.The whole thing was shot on video and shared widely on social media.The family says they want to share their story in an effort to “stop this injustice from happening to First Nations women and families.”READ MORE: Child apprehension laws to be amended so kids can’t be taken because of povertyThey held a press conference at the First Nations Family Advocate Office on Smith Street Friday morning.Due to privacy laws protecting children in care, the family’s name cannot be shared, nor can photos that identify the family or child be shown.
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