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A pregnant woman is given a neonatal exam. Doctors have counselled her to deliver at a mainland hospital, where she can be cared for by trained birth attendants. However, from her particular island it is a 10 hour journey by canoe to the nearest hospital.

A pregnant woman is given a neonatal exam. Doctors have counselled her to deliver at a mainland hospital, where she can be cared for by trained birth attendants. However, from her particular island it is a 10 hour journey by canoe to the nearest hospital.