Many women in Cameroon cannot access the medical care needed for a caesarean section delivery and as a result the women go into labour but never give birth to their baby because it gets stuck.

Eventually, the baby dies and the mother either gives birth to the baby or they give birth to their baby in pieces.

“It’s heartbreaking for them,” Brisbane Catholic nurse Jess Davis, who has worked with Mercy Ships in Cameroon and Guinea, said.

Read the full story with thanks to the Catholic Leader.