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CNN Profiles Young Mothers In Brazil Who Gave Birth To Zika-Affected Infants

CNN: The forgotten mothers and babies of Zika
“Barely more than children themselves when they give birth, many of the forgotten mothers of Zika-striken babies in the Brazilian state of Alagoas are shiny-new teenagers, just learning to navigate their developing bodies. Traversing the challenges of motherhood at that age is tricky at best; attempting to navigate them with a baby who carries the mark of the mosquito is almost unthinkable…” (LaMotte, 11/1).

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