Having a baby is one of the most joyous times in many people’s lives, however that was not the case for one woman from Iowa who had one of the most disturbing birth stories you will ever hear.
When twenty two year old Ashley Hautzenrader knew the baby was coming, she let her baby out in the bathroom, in the toilet.
Hautzenrader is facing charges of child endangerment after giving birth in a bathroom at the University of Iowa’s Hospital.
Hautzenrader evidently did not want the baby, she was after all 22 years old and did not know what to do, so she resorted to the unthinkable and gave birth to her baby in the bathroom.
Shortly thereafter, she tried to flush her baby down the toilet like a piece of garbage to get rid of any and all evidence!
Hautzenrader told police that she did not know she was pregnant, and when the baby came out, she thought it was dead because it wasn’t crying so she put it in a pillow case, and threw the baby in a trash can.
The charges that Hautzenrader faces can land her up to two years in prison. She was being held in Johnson County Jail but was released on Tuesday.
What do you think of this chilling story? Have you ever heard of something similar or a mother who was endangering a child in a similar way? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.