A traditional midwife, the dia, makes her first delivery after being retrained in the fundamentals of safer childbirth. Meanwhile, a neighbour bangs on a tin tray in time-honoured fashion to make the baby cry
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Schwab, Eric, photographer
World Health Organization
A midwife helps a woman through childbirth; two other woman offer assistance, one of which is beating a tin tray, the traditional way to make the baby cry. Verso: WHO/6253. SEARO. MCH. SM 8-9.1976.
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World Health Organization; Source: Record; Research date: 20151103
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