This is such a well-written article http://birthmonopoly.com/allowed/
I correct women all the time when they ask me if they are “allowed” certain freedoms in the hospital and say “YOU can do whatever you want but the hospital policy is…”
Birth Choices and Taking Responsibility
Birth CHOICE is a growing movement in the country. Women MUST stand up and make the changes necessary to allow freedom of choice in childbirth. One of the most important changes that must happen in New Jersey is TORT REFORM. We must take responsibility for the choices we make and take the burden off the providers, hospitals and nurses.
Decreasing Unnecessary Intervention
Midwifery needs to grow to decrease cesarean rates, increase VBAC, Homebirth and Waterbirth rates. Please sign our petition that we plan to hand to Governor Christie. https://www.change.org/petitions/gov-chris-christie-give-women-in-nj-the-right-to-choose-her-birth-setting-provider-and-type-of-birth#