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More than half of rural hospitals no longer deliver babies

Financial challenges are leading many rural hospitals to end their maternity units. This affects the health and safety of pregnant and postpartum people. But some rural medical facilities are determined to keep their obstetric units open.

Natalie Krebs of Side Effects Public Media reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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