Written by Kate Mackay & Leonna O’Neill
Disproportionately high levels of intervention-based births
Pressure to accept proposed interventions without adequately exploring alternative options
Failure to explain interventions and their associated risks, benefits, or alternatives in a language the client can understand with the help of an interpreter
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On March 8, 2022, Amma Birth Companions is taking part in the Big Give ‘Women and Girls Match Fund’ campaign, with an ambitious target to raise £20,000 in just one week. All funds raised will go towards the creation of the Amma Access Fund: a new grant designed to make training in birth work more accessible to women from underrepresented groups.
In Scotland we have a proud history of protest, of raising our voices against the injustices that blight our society and speaking truth to power.
We – the undersigned – are proud to work in a country that values compassion and fairness. Though across our communities and sectors we work to achieve different things, today we are united in our opposition to the UK Government’s Nationality and Borders Bill.