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60 Seconds...

Within 60 seconds of birth a baby must be breathing well or be ventilated with a bag and mask. It is a matter of life or death. This is the Golden Minute.

Tragically, around the world nearly four million newborn babies die each year before they are one month old. Oxygen deprivation during labour and delivery – asphyxia – causes nearly a quarter of all these deaths.

We’re working hard to change this – but we need your help.


See inside the neonatal ward at Léogâne Hospital, Hati.


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