Newborn Cooper Holmun is held by his mother, Josie Holmun. Area hospitals are cutting sharply back on early deliveries through induced labor or caesarean sections, allowing babies to mature for longer before birth.
Photo by Doug Strickland .
published Sunday, March 16th, 2014
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