Concerns for babies born in war-torn Ukraine | 7.30

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The war in Ukraine has forced thousands of pregnant women into an impossible choice – to make a risky escape or deliver a baby in a city under siege. Even among those who find safety, hospitals are observing a troubling trend with a spike in the number of infants born prematurely. Europe correspondent Isabella Higgins filed this report from Lviv.

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