Category: Maternity

Birthrights

Project Coordinators:  Rebecca Schiller and Maria Booker Birthrights is dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights. We believe that all women are entitled to respectful maternity care that protects their fundamental rights to dignity, autonomy, privacy and equality. We offer […]

Global Village Network

Project Coordinator:  Deirdre Munro The global village network is an exciting network of collaborators on Twitter, simply networking together to improve health globally, supporting each other and innovating. The network co-designs simple health systems together, share knowledge, research, think tank, “we meld our hearts and our minds”. There is […]

Midwifery Unit Network

Network Leads: Lucia Rocca-Ihenacho, Sheena Byrom OBE, Felipe Castro, Mary Newburn The Midwifery Unit Network (MUNet) is a community of people with an interest in supporting and promoting the development and growth of midwifery units (birth centres) which are managed and staffed by midwives.  The network is supported by […]

Blood to Baby

Project Coordinator: Hannah Tizard The #BloodtoBaby campaign started through social media after sharing optimal cord clamping stickers – requests for the stickers became overwhelming and realising public desire for tools to inform women about the benefits of delayed cord clamping the #BloodtoBaby campaign was born. Using multi-level networking in order to […]

The Pinks n Blues CIC

Project Coordinator: Catherine MacLennan The Pinks N Blues began meeting in 2012 to explore ways of raising miscarriage awareness and funds to support work across the West Midlands; on June 12th 2015 the organisation became a C.I.C.  Offering 1-2-1 and group support to anyone who has experienced a loss of their […]

Manchester Homebirth

Project Coordinator: Cathy Brewster Greater Manchester Homebirth Support Group was first set up in the year 2000, to enable parents who have had or who are planning homebirths, to meet and support each other. Aims: To encourage and support women and their partners with homebirth choices To promote the […]

Birth You In Love

Project Coordinator: Kati Edwards A grassroots movement to help women empower themselves through childbirth. Free access videos available to help women prepare for a confident birth.   Kati’s background: 2016 KG Hypnobirthing Teacher Training 2015 Nurturing Birth Doula Course 2014 MSc, Advanced Practice Interventions in Mental Health, University of Manchester   […]

Maternity Matters

Project Coordinator: Susanne Remic A place where women and their families can share their stories on pregnancy, birth, and maternity issues Providing support and guidance to women and their families, and to signpost them to relevant agencies for help Promoting positive birth choices Celebrating ALL birth Supporting all women and families, no matter what […]

UKPEA

Project Coordinator: Cheryl Wilkinson A new Pregnancy Education Association, called UK Prenatal Education Association, in the process of setting up with charity status. The aim is to bring change to the MATERNITY world to IMPROVE the lives of Mums and babies through pregnancy, birth and the first two years (1001 […]

Caesarean in Focus

Project Coordinator: Clare Goggin Caesarean in Focus is a change platform that aims to transform the way that families experience caesarean birth.  It is a platform to explore anything related to caesarean birth, and is for anyone and everyone, whether you are a health professional, a service user or something in […]