Kayla Victoria McDonald, 29, is in jail after her newborn baby tested positive for methamphetamine in March 2021. Kayla tested positive for methamphetamine too. The baby is now in DSS custody.
Kayla tested positive for methamphetamine before giving birth to the baby in York County, South Carolina, and when the baby was born, it was discovered that methamphetamine, benzodiazepines, and amphetamines was in the baby.
Kayla was arrested on March 4, 2021, she is charged with unlawful neglect of a child. Many mothers whose baby's test positive for illegal drugs end up losing the child through court orders. The babies usually go up for adoption or land in foster care. The scenario happens often nation wide.