“It makes me happy when the mother and child are both healthy,” says Shagufta Shahzadi, a community midwife in Pakistan.
“There is a huge difference between skilled and unskilled birth attendants,” she continues. “A skilled person knows how to prevent and deal with complications. In the past, an unskilled birth attendant could cause loss of life of a mother, child or both.”
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