POV

Motherland: Dads

Clip: Season 30 Episode 17 | 3m 20s

Visiting fathers hold their babies against their bodies, a method for keeping the premature infants warm because the hospital doesn't have incubators. They talk about the expenses of having a sick baby and their lack of basics at home, like electricity and running water.

Aired: 10/09/17

Rating: NR

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