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Somalia, 16 February 2015: UNICEF works to save the lives of Somali mothers

16 February 2015 – For many Somali women, giving birth is a terrifying ordeal. Women usually given birth at home, without professional help, far from medical facilities that could save their lives. Batul had six traumatic births at home but after her sixth baby died due to an untrained helper’s intervention, she decided to go to a UNICEF-supported clinic.



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