One World Birth, a promising new online resource and awareness-raising campaign has launched. The mission of the founders is to bring attention to the current crisis in maternity care.
They’ve brought in all the big names: Ina May Gaskin, Michel Odent, Sheila Kitzinger…. The website, oneworldbirth.net, will post a new video every month– each one is intended to spark discussion about the crisis in maternity care and inspire grass-roots activism to reverse the direction we’ve been heading in and bring back more evidence-based practices.
After the jump is the first OneWorldBirth video– it’s a kind of mission statement. You can go to their website and sign up to have the video links sent to you once they are up. What excellent use of the internet: Here’s to reducing unnecessary interventions in birth, one youtube clip at a time….