An Afghan woman rests next to her newborn baby at the Medecins Sans Frontieres maternity hospital in Khost Province, Afghanistan, one of the most active in the world, with more than 60 babies born daily. Photo: Anne Chaon/AFP

Giving birth in Afghanistan is more dangerous than war. Inside MSF’s life-saving ‘baby factory’

Giving birth in Afghanistan’s Khost Province is a daunting prospect. Most women avoid travelling on roads that are dangerous after dark and some arrive at the hospital minutes before delivery and leave a few hours after

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An Afghan woman rests next to her newborn baby at the Medecins Sans Frontieres maternity hospital in Khost Province, Afghanistan, one of the most active in the world, with more than 60 babies born daily. Photo: Anne Chaon/AFP
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