In a hospital with just 100 beds, 18,000 women come to give birth each year. In rural Afghanistan, many more do not make it to the hospital or have access to the care that they need. The solution lies in young girls; teenagers being educated to be midwives. When they return to their villages, they bring with them new hope for mothers and their soon-to-be-born children.
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