In many parts of the world, remote communities have relied exclusively on midwives as their only maternal healthcare option.
However, various governments and health institutions are trying to replace this age-old tradition with clinics and western medicine.
Yet, some warn that eradicating midwifery will leave women in remote regions with no maternal care at all.
Our Game Changer has been working in rural Mexico to promote the practice and rights of traditional midwives. Meet Diana Damian.