How to teach informed consent in childbirth classes

Of importance when teaching childbirth classes is helping families gain the skills to critically consider their options for birth. Childbirth educators, doulas, and midwives can use a few of these strategies to teach families to make informed decisions and actively participate in their health care. 1. Show videos of birth stories where women are faced … Read moreHow to teach informed consent in childbirth classes

Freedom to Give Birth?

Agnes Gereb

  The documentary shines a light on childbirth issues in a call to action. Each woman is asked to consider if she has the power and freedom to give birth however she desires — in a hospital, at home, in a birthing center, with a midwife, with a physician, with interventions or without. Do pregnant … Read moreFreedom to Give Birth?

Birth Choices Rule in Sacramento

Birth Choices

Sacramento is a model city for families offering every birth choice in the book; support for LGBT birth services