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The dai : Traditional midwives in Pakistan

22-year-old Rashida gave birth at home to her baby girl the previous day assisted by her auntie Mirzadi who works a dai.
She suffered two previous miscarriages and lost her husband 18 days ago.
She wanted a boy and is very disappointed the baby is a girl. Karachi, Pakistan, 2011

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22-year-old Rashida gave birth at home to her baby girl the previous day assisted by her auntie Mirzadi who works a dai. <br />
She suffered two previous miscarriages and lost her husband 18 days ago. <br />
She wanted a boy and is very disappointed the baby is a girl. Karachi, Pakistan, 2011