This morning I was watching a story on GMA about a doctor who had gone down to Haiti. He was helping a lady who was in labor. The girl didn't know how old she was nor how far she was but that she had gone to the doctor about 3 months ago and they gave her some vitamins and sent her on her way.
Well, this American doctor thought that the baby was transverse and she needed a c-section, but they were in the middle of a park! He knew of a field hospital that would have the proper supplies.
Once they got to the field hospital, they were able to figure out that they baby wasn't transverse so they didn't need a c/s, but the baby weighed less than 4 lbs! I bawled! That poor mom and baby, and all the other people down there. I would so adopt that baby if I could.
They said that the baby would honestly be lucky to make it to its 1st birthday if they didn't get proper attention soon.
We may not be able to help this woman and her baby personally, but we can help the people of Haiti. You can donate by texting "Haiti" to 90999 to give $10 to the Red Cross. It will be on your next phone bill. OR you can text "disaster" to 90999 to give $10 to Compassion's disaster relief program.