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While you await the royal baby, 15 kids will be born in a single Syrian refugee camp

These other newborns deserve your attention.

The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is meant to house 60,000 people displaced by the Syria conflict. So far, 160,000 now crowd the 2.8 square-mile camp, making it Jordan’s fifth-largest city. There is one clinic in Zaatari, which keeps one doctor and two midwives on staff at all times. There is also one hospital to provide C-sections, run by the Moroccan military, where one gynecologist and one anesthesiologist might oversee five deliveries a day.

As the world awaited the birth of Prince William's heir in London, between 13 and 15 babies were estimated to have been delivered in the Zaatari refugee camp.

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/conflict-zones/130722/royal-baby-kate-middleton-prince-william-zaatari-refugee-camp-jordan