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The dai : Traditional midwives in Pakistan

A delivery room at home of a local dai (traditional midwife) shows the poor and unhygienic conditions in which most women deliver their babies in the rural areas. Lack of medical knowledge and poor hygiene are the major causes of the high maternal and neonatal mortality rate. Kandiaro, Pakistan 2010

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The dai
A delivery room at home of a local dai (traditional midwife) shows the poor and unhygienic conditions in which most women deliver their babies in the rural areas. Lack of medical knowledge and poor hygiene are the major causes of the high maternal and neonatal mortality rate. Kandiaro, Pakistan 2010