We bring downloadable resources for expectant parents and professionals committed to good practice in Maternity Care
Birth India Brochures
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3. Questions to ask your doctor (Birth India's alternative to the birth plan)
4. VBAC - Vaginal Birth after C Section
5. Fact Sheets on Medical Interventions - Weighing the pros and cons
In this section we also list downloadable resources from many other websites relevant to maternity care
The Rights of the Childbearing Women - Childbirth Connection
ChildbirthConnection.org, is a source for trustworthy up-to-date evidence-based information and resources on planning for pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period
10 steps to Optimal Motherbaby Maternity Services - The International MotherBaby Childbirth Organization
A Global Effort to Improve Maternity Care : The International MotherBaby Childbirth Organization (IMBCO) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization created to develop, regularly update, and promote the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative (IMBCI): 10 Steps to Optimal Maternity Services worldwide.
The World Health Organisation summary report on appropriate technology for Birth -The World Health Organisation
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Respectful maternity care, The universal rights of childbearing women - The White Ribbon Alliance
The White Ribbon Alliance is a global movement, with members uniting to push for change so that all women and newborns in every country have the life-saving healthcare which is their right.
Charter of Patients Rights India - Centre for Enquiry Into Health and Allied Themes
CEHAT is the research centre of Anusandhan Trust. We are involved in research, training, service and advocacy on health and allied themes.
Just as a woman's heart knows how and when to pump, her lungs to inhale, and her hand to pull back from fire, so she knows when and how to give birth.
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