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Maternity Ward Protects Newborns in the Midst of Ukraine's Battle

The babies are blissfully unaware...but the basement of this maternity hospital, in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, is now a bomb shelter for the newborns. The hospital's converted the conference room to make space for incubators. Twice last week, staff, mothers and babies went into the cellar to escape the shelling on this embattled city. The nurses say the sounds of the shelling make the infants anxious.

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