Nigeria's midwives seek to improve maternity care

Al Jazeera meets a veteran midwife trying to improve healthcare access and standards for expectant mothers.

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    Having a baby in Nigeria is a major risk for women.

    The United Nations says more than a hundred die each day while giving birth.

    The lack of access to healthcare means many expectant mothers have babies in their villages.

    Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Makurdi in Benue State, central Nigeria, where a veteran midwife is trying to improve standards.


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