he video below highlights that Australian women deserve to choose their own midwife. Nic Edmondstone and Vicki Chan created this video for a Get-up political ad campaign. The video scored the highest number of hits. Indeed, the Opera House broadcast it as one of the top 10. Even though it was made in 2007; the video is as relevant now as it was then. The modern maternity care system remains in disarray. Issues include:

  • Over-servicing
  • High intervention rates
  • High cost.

Midwives provide the ideal safe and caring alternative.

The Right of Women to Choose Their Own Midwife

Originally published 2011

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