Being Admitted to the Hospital or Signing Consent Forms is NOT ‘Implied Consent’
Hermine Hayes Klein
Birth Allowed Radio Episode 14: “The Problem with Implied Consent” | Lawyer Hermine Hayes Klein
Communication and Advocacy
Joe Weston’s book on collaborative engagement Mastering Respectful Confrontation
Doulas & Advocacy
Podcasts, Articles, Video “Masterclass: Obstetric Violence and What to Do About It”
Doula Gena Kirby
Birth Allowed Radio Episode 13: “Getting Dads & Partners Involved in Birth” | Gena Garcia-Kirby
Definitions, International Map of Obstetric Violence Stories, Shareable Graphics & more
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Updated March 2021.
handouts for download
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THE EMPOWERED CONSUMER: COMMUNICATION IN THE HOSPITAL
THE EMPOWERED CONSUMER: HOSPITAL POLICY
INFORMED CONSENT & REFUSAL: I HAVE THE RIGHT!
professional guidelines: Informed consent & pregnancy
CREATING AN ADVOCACY PLAN FOR HOSPITAL BIRTH
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Our Documentary Film in the making
On birth trauma, obstetric violence, and the birth monopoly in the U.S.
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