Filipino mothers hold their newly born babies during the First Embrace campaign for Early Essential Newborn Care of the World Health Organization (WHO)  in Manila, Philippines on March 4, 2015. Photo: EPA Filipino mothers hold their newly born babies during the First Embrace campaign for Early Essential Newborn Care of the World Health Organization (WHO)  in Manila, Philippines on March 4, 2015. Photo: EPA
Filipino mothers hold their newly born babies during the First Embrace campaign for Early Essential Newborn Care of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Manila, Philippines on March 4, 2015. Photo: EPA

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Filipino mothers hold their newly born babies during the First Embrace campaign for Early Essential Newborn Care of the World Health Organization (WHO)  in Manila, Philippines on March 4, 2015. Photo: EPA Filipino mothers hold their newly born babies during the First Embrace campaign for Early Essential Newborn Care of the World Health Organization (WHO)  in Manila, Philippines on March 4, 2015. Photo: EPA
Filipino mothers hold their newly born babies during the First Embrace campaign for Early Essential Newborn Care of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Manila, Philippines on March 4, 2015. Photo: EPA
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