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Fragile baby taken to Idaho hospital

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - Mount Vernon, Wash., police say a 17-day-old baby taken from Skagit Valley Hospital by his mother early Wednesday has been brought to a hospital in Nampa, Idaho.

Lt. Chris Cammock says he believes a sister of the baby's 24-year-old mother brought baby Jaden to Mercy Medical late Wednesday to receive care.

Earlier reports said his mother Nicole Hulse took him from the Washington hospital because she disagreed with the care he was getting. Police were concerned that he receive appropriate care.

Hulse has since been arrested in Idaho on felony charges of writing a bad check. She's being held in Canyon County Jail in Caldwell, according to the jail roster.

Skagit Valley Hospital spokeswoman Kari Ranten said earlier the baby is medically fragile but wouldn't specify his condition. The Skagit Valley Herald reports the boy could be going through drug withdrawal.

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