Raising Women’s Voices

Choices in Childbirth Statement Encourages Options and Evidence in Maternity Care

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on November 13, 2008

In recent news, Our Bodies Ourselves is asking for safer and fairer choices for women in the process of childbirth that would meet all their various needs by presenting a proposal.  One of the points they bring up is more safe childbirth alternatives. In the link below is the OBOS article, including a more in depth description of their proposal. Also, maternity care providers, public health professionals and childbirth advocates who supports OBOS’ beliefs are encouraged to sign their online form (which can be found in the link below).
For the complete article, please visit:


Also, for those who are more interested in maternity care, please check out Childbirth Connection’s report, Evidence-Based Maternity Care: What It Is and What It Can Achieve. Childbirth Connection points out the many obstacles in achieving proper maternity care as well as several suggestions in ways to improve.



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