Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 21 June 2011 Too few midwives A report presented during a midwives' conference in Durban paints a gloomy picture about the state of midwifery in 58 developing countries. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development A report presented during a midwives' conference in Durban paints a gloomy picture about the state of midwifery in 58 developing countries. The study surveyed 58 developing countries and found 38 of them were in dire need of more midwives. NEXT ON HEALTH24X A naughty, mean child might be hiding a psychological condition 2020-08-07 16:45 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Newborns of moms with Covid-19 face little infection risk - study Medical Increased risk of breast cancer for teen smokers Medical Exposure to man-made chemicals influences genes controlling ageing, immune system and metabolism Medical More evidence masks slow Covid spread News Mesoglow facial: your custom treatments Medical What will it take for people to embrace a Covid vaccine? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.