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August 4, 2009
Expectant mothers in Haiti cope with chaotic conditions

Each year, more than half a million women across the world die while giving birth, most of them from developing countries. In Haiti, the situation is desperate, as violence, political chaos and insufficient international aid have hampered even the most basic health care.

Teresa Bo of Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English travelled to Port-au-Prince to see how expecting mothers are coping.

For more on humanitarian conditions in Haiti, see our extended coverage page on Haiti’s Poor.

For more Worldfocus coverage of Haiti, visit our extended coverage page: Haiti’s Poor.

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i live in atiny corner of england and my heart goes out to your corner of the world and to the mummies and newborn babies, just to let you know i am in the process of building baby back packs for these mummies and that we are not forgetting you xxxxxxxx

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