Birthrights Dignity Forum

This week, my employer and manager (thanks Joe) gave me a day off to do some charity volunteering for the UK Charity, Birthrights. The story starts earlier in the year, when, after covering the Birthrights launch, the trustees asked me to cover this event, held at the Royal College of Physicians in London. Of course, …

Birthrights Launch (and some thoughts on flash photography)

Birthrights Launch Last night was the official launch of Birthrights, a UK organisation devoted to protecting human rights in childbirth. Birthrights is dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights. Birthrights believe that all women are entitled to respectful maternity care that protects their fundamental rights to dignity, …

Freedom for Birth

A post here on behalf of (and in support of) my OH, Louisa, who attended the Freedom for Birth screening in Dalston last night, organised by One World Birth. Louisa took my x-pro1 along and took some really great photos (IMO). It was followed by a discussion with the audience involving a midwife, a doula …