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"Babies around the world"

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JanH Wed 06-Apr-05 17:11:37

On the BBC website - mums and babies from Bolivia, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Laos and the UK. The babies are 6 weeks old in this report.

Fio2 Wed 06-Apr-05 17:13:15

i always find stories like this interesting

morningpaper Wed 06-Apr-05 17:14:20

Me too - I was fascinated by the BBC covering the six different births. It all sounded ghastly whereever they were which in lots of ways was reassuring.

JanH Wed 06-Apr-05 17:17:17

Ohhh - WHO website - lots more details (and gory pictures!)

morningpaper Wed 06-Apr-05 17:17:44

Actually I've just re-read them and they don't all sound ghastly, it was just had the 36 hour labour in a hut in Laos story which stuck in my memory...

morningpaper Wed 06-Apr-05 17:19:49

Wow those pics are fascinating

JanH Wed 06-Apr-05 17:21:07

The Indian baby is called Monica!!!

bundle Wed 06-Apr-05 17:22:05

oh i've been "covering" this for work..and meant to post it ages ago when the babies were born. they're so inspiring...

Caligula Wed 06-Apr-05 17:24:52

I thought the Ethiopian woman's tale, about not being able to keep her baby, was very sad.

And the Laos woman's total lack of interest from her husband.

Really interesting link.

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