Informed decision making as a human right.
Being able to make decisions about what happens to our bodies is a basic human right — it goes to an individual’s fundamental autonomy, dignity and bodily integrity, as reflected in article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states that “everyone has the right to life, [...]
Posted by Michelle Meares on October 16th, 2012 in Blog
Birth Choices Expo’s aim is to make information about pregnancy, birth & parenting more accessible so that you can make the right choices for you & your baby and experience the joy of parenting, just as you always dreamed!
You will have the opportunity, in a relaxed atmosphere, to meet with:
* Independent Midwives
* Birth Centre Midwives
Posted by Michelle Meares on March 1st, 2010 in Blog
Join the Facebook group to get involved in organising or leave a message of support.
What will it take for Kevin Rudd to listen to women, and put the needs of Australian families ahead of the Australian Medical Association?
OUR Bodies, OUR Babies, OUR Right to decide Kevin Rudd – it is not YOUR right to decide [...]
Posted by Michelle Meares on February 19th, 2010 in Blog
Campaign Tools – Events – Facebook – Register – Campaign so far
Women around Australia have been shocked and dismayed at the Rudd Government’s continued refusal to recognise their new maternity ‘reforms’ will remove Australian women’s fundamental human right to choose where and how she gives birth.
DOWNLOAD THE MEDIA RELEASE (PDF) 14 rallies across Australia, thousands [...]
Posted by Michelle Meares on February 7th, 2010 in Blog
Breech and beautiful — Oscar’s birth story
I would like to say my pregnancy was uneventful but it really wasn’t. Perhaps my anxiety about my baby didn’t help, but all we wanted was a healthy baby.
A growth scan at 32 weeks revealed our little man was breech, and footling breech at that. I knew that would [...]
Posted by michelle on November 29th, 2009 in Stories
Last Monday I packed up everything I needed for my two small children and the three of us caught the train to Sydney. But this wasn’t a social visit where we went to the zoo or wandered along Circular Quay to The Rocks – we attended a rally to protest for women’s rights.
My children and [...]
Posted by Jennifer Brown on November 27th, 2009 in Blog
Keep the Home Fires Burning
I knock on the door to Robyn’s home, remembering the many times I knocked here before. Robyn answers the door with her usual smile. Her petite form hides the strength she has inside. She welcomes me into her lounge to wait, and returns to her rooms as she is seeing some [...]
Posted by michelle on November 13th, 2009 in Profiles
This video explores our culture’s dependence on technology.
Posted by admin on October 27th, 2009 in Videos
Many women say they experience an orgasm during childbirth. Featuring Nassim Haramein and his wife Amber.
Posted by admin on October 26th, 2009 in Videos