Latin American Fotografia: Midwives of Colombia, by Joana Toro

By David Schonauer   Wednesday October 16, 2013

The midwives of Buenaventura, Colombia, carry on the practices of their African ancestors, accompanying mothers through the entire process of gestation, before and after birth. In doing so, they provide care for hundreds of women who have no access to hospitals, or who prefer the services of these traditional providers, …

Dispatches from Latin America