My name is Teddy, I’m 42 and the mother of four. I have two girls and two boys. Three weeks ago I had my fourth baby, Martin.
In the village, the women’s group meeting is in full swing. The women sit in a circle discussing the health problems of mothers and newborn babies.
Seventeen-year-old Archana Kumari is expecting her second baby in a month’s time. She was married at 13, and had her first baby when she was only 14. That child was born at home rather than in hospital because Archana didn’t know about the health facilities or schemes that were available to support her.