In this May 23, 2012 photo, chief midwife Maria Antoneta Cabral Barbosa holds a newborn baby boy she has just delivered by flashlight, at the regional hospital in Gabu, Guinea-Bissau. In ... more 
In this May 23, 2012 photo, chief midwife Maria Antoneta Cabral Barbosa holds a newborn baby boy she has just delivered by flashlight, at the regional hospital in Gabu, Guinea-Bissau. In Guinea-Bissau, one of the deadliest places in the world to give birth, a woman has a 1 in 19 chance of maternal death, compared to about 1 in 2,100 in the United States. Experts say women are increasingly heading to medical centers when things go awry, but logistical, financial, and cultural barriers are still keeping many pregnant women from seeking help in time. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rebecca Blackwell
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