Filed under birth politics

Moving beyond the ACOG PR faucet

Moving beyond the ACOG PR faucet

My first response to ACOG’s press release for their newest “Committee Opinion” on homebirth was, like many of you, what’s new? Remember the last opinion statement in 2008, the one that accused women of caring more about their birth experience than the safe arrival of their child, and attacked homebirth as a trendy cause celebre? … Continue reading

ROAR by Woman in The Moon Films

Don’t miss this — A smart, powerful  short look at the public politics of birth change, homebirth and midwifery. Featuring legislators, midwives, and mothers. Oh, and there’s a birth in there too! “[There is a] very large amount of institutional resistance to a women having a certain amount of autonomy over their birth…” Woman In … Continue reading