This article is a blueprint for a program of birth activism that can be set up in any community to stimulate better birth practices, political activism, and media savvy for the birth community. Two successful birth networks, one in Nashville and the other in Philadelphia were started by the authors.
In August 1999 I spent eight days in Guatemala, where I visited the town of Concepción Chiquirichapa, in the western highlands outside of Quetzaltenango.”
Make room at the table. In order for any type of community to grow, there must be a welcoming presence in that community.
Each one of us belongs to many communities, including many separate birth communities.