Andriy Avramenko Seth Herald

Mothers In Ukraine Just Want Their Kids To Be Safe

Story by Andriy Avramenko; Photography by Seth HeraldLviv, UKRAINE — Giving birth has become an act of courage in Ukraine. Advertisement The country is in its third month of a full-scale war after the Russian invasion on Feb. 24, which drove more than 12 million people from their homes. Almost 3,500 civilians have been killed. The Russian military has targeted public sites, even conducting an airstrike on a maternity ward in the city of Mariupol.But life goes on, too. From Feb. 24 to May 3, the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice registered almost 36,500 newborns. A number of pregnant Ukrainian women went abroad, so some Ukrainians saw Read More