Inside the Underground Baby Trade in the Philippines
What is the cost of a newborn life?
“I’m 50/50 on whether to sell this baby,” says Lucia, gesturing to her swollen stomach.
She is due to give birth in two months’ time. “Filipinos don’t need to worry about finding people to buy your baby,” she says. “Once I decide, there will be a couple who’s looking on that day also.” It’s…