“I threw the baby away in order not to miss my connecting flight” – she added.
Mystery surrounds when and how the baby died.
Officials have ordered a post-mortem examination to find out how the baby passed away.
Meanwhile, The woman has been put in pre-trial detention.
Prosecutor Friedrich Koehl said she is being investigated on suspicion of killing the child.
If charged and found guilty, she could face between six months and five years in jail.