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February 19, 2010 7:15 AM

Haiti struggling to keep up with newborns

Pregnant women are crowding Haiti's hospitals, putting a strain on unprepared international relief organizations. Others are giving birth in squalid conditions. Many are giving birth in the tent cities that have come to dominate the Port-au-Prince landscape. The women have almost no privacy, and doctors and midwives are scarce. Garbage and human waste are everywhere.

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