Crete round up: Minutes of meetings and other documents

Several documents have been published relating to the Crete meeting in March, 2017. These are the Core Group agenda, an appendix of the plenary sessions and minutes from the Management Committee Meeting. You can download all three of these documents as a pdf from the links below: Appendix 1: Notes from Monday workshop and plenary… Continue reading Crete round up: Minutes of meetings and other documents

Birth Forward website

Birth Forward is a website dedicated to giving everyone has the right to be fully prepared and educated about the creation of a family. Birth Forward empowers mothers, fathers and professionals, supporting them to make autonomous decisions with a conscious use of technology while respecting the nature of preconception, pregnancy, birth and beyond. You can… Continue reading Birth Forward website

WG3: Dr Lucy Frith’s presentation New insights into socio-cultural phenomenon that contextualize labour and birth, including marginalized groups and migrant women available to download

Lucy Frith has produced a PowerPoint presentation titled: New insights into socio-cultural phenomenon that contextualize labour and birth, including marginalized groups and migrant women. You can download it here.

WG-3 in Crete: update on socio-cultural perspectives around childbirth

By Lucy Frith The last meeting of our COST Action was held in Crete. There is rarely time to explore where we are and do the usual tourist pursuits at these meetings, but after the meeting had ended we had a wonderful tour round Knossos – finding out about the Minoan civilisation and how, among… Continue reading WG-3 in Crete: update on socio-cultural perspectives around childbirth

Conference in Budapest discusses NGOs fighting for birth rights and women-centered maternity

One of the dreams of EMMA Hub came true with the help of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Buro Budapest, when the representatives of NGOs fighting for birth rights as well as a women-centered maternity care in the Visegrad countries met in Budapest (March 27/28) to share their experiences and to identify strategic areas where they… Continue reading Conference in Budapest discusses NGOs fighting for birth rights and women-centered maternity