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Auxiliary Nurse Midwife Padmabati Samal checks the foetal heart beat of Sailabala Samal. She has two years training and provides antenatal and postnatal care for women but doesn't deliver babies. Less than half of tribal women in Orissa have access to any professional antenatal care. At least three check-ups are recommended during pregnancy to safeguard the health of mother and baby.