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The dai : Traditional midwives in Pakistan

Fatima checks the position of the baby on her 7 month pregnant client. Fatima Kaniz, became a dai after her husband died and has been assisting deliveries for over 20 years. She learned the trade from working in the labour room in a private hospital and saw it as a good source of income. Karachi, Pakistan, 2011

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Fatima checks the position of the baby on her 7 month pregnant client. Fatima Kaniz, became a dai after her husband died and has been assisting deliveries for over 20 years. She learned the trade from working in the labour room in a private hospital and saw it as a good source of income.  Karachi, Pakistan, 2011