The question “Can I have a healthy child while living in a Chernobyl-affected area?” - is still a concern for the majority mothers in the area. In 2008 the United Nations published special edition of Facts for Life in Chernobyl for Belarus, the Russian Federation and Ukraine.
In the photo - April 200: A father with his healthy newborn twin girls at the hospital in Zhytomyr region 20 minutes after delivery. He said it was the happiest moment of his life.
Photo courtesy of UNDP in Ukraine