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Articles: Obstetric Violence

5 Obstetric Violence Prevention Tips

5 Obstetric Violence Prevention Tips

5 Obstetric Violence Prevention Tips: 1. Don't assault someone while they're giving birth. 2. When you are attending someone giving birth and you don’t have permission to touch them, don’t touch them. 3. Use the Buddy System!  If it is difficult for you to stop...

Arizona Birth Monopoly: Mandatory Surgery or Forced Vaginal Exams

Arizona Birth Monopoly: Mandatory Surgery or Forced Vaginal Exams

While some states are working hard to make maternity care safer, less expensive, and more humane, Arizona is going backwards, fast​, led by its state Department of Health Services.  New interpretation of existing state regulations ​that go into effect on July 1 impose...

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