Saudi Gazette: Syrian babies ‘born refugees’ in Lebanon

Young mothers who fled Syria’s war for dismal refugee camps in Lebanon struggle to imagine a future for their babies, even though they find their newborns a rare source of joy.

“My baby was born a refugee, and he faces a really tough future here,” said Umm Khaled, nursing a newborn baby in a clinic run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at the border town of Arsal.

“I was happy I had a baby, but these are really hard conditions to raise a child,” she said, looked on by another of her children, a thumb-sucking two-year-old boy.

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