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The foundling wheel concept, on which our modern Angel Cradles are similarly based, allowed for a baby to be discreetly placed in a cylinder outside a wall of convent and then rotated so the child was moved inside.
As with the foundling wheel predecessors, the Angel Cradle is intended to meet the needs of both baby and parent, who are arguably equally vulnerable.
A HOSPITAL which introduced a modern version of the medieval foundling wheel has received its first abandoned baby.