Do Not Disturb... Birth in Progress
In Greece, Maria Andreoulaki shared with us that events and demonstrations were organized as early as mid-April in prelude to the IWRC. The IMBCI: 10 Steps were central to these conversations.
Lucie Ryntova shared that in the Czech Republic, the Active Motherhood Movement organized events geared toward informing women and their families about physiologic and respectful care during pregnancy, labour and birth, the postpartum period, and beyond...
Events celebrating IWRC 2013 in Quebec, Canada focused in on physiologic care in childbirth and even approached the theme quite literally with one session on "hands off" vs. "hands on" practice in the 2nd stage of labour (or the pushing stage).