How our great-grandmothers gave birth. Or who is ebanay?

Childbirth is a complex and unpredictable process. Nowadays, it is trusted by professional doctors. But our great-grandmothers could only rely on midwives — ebanay. This responsible work had many nuances that were passed down from generation to generation. Prepared on the basis of the article by Gulnara Musayeva from the collection «Traditional culture of Crimean Tatars».