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Black Birthing Rights

During your labor and birth, you deserve to be honored and cared for.


Do You know that you have rights as a Black birthing person?

This is the very first resource I sent to prospective clients!


Check out this list @ https://thenaabb.org/black-birthing-bill-of-rights/. From @the_naabb/


1. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE LISTENED TO AND HEARD.


2. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO HAVE MY HUMANITY RECOGNIZED AND ACKNOWLEDGED.


3. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE RESPECTED AND TO RECEIVE RESPECTFUL CARE.


4. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE BELIEVED AND ACKNOWLEDGED THAT MY EXPERIENCES ARE VALID.


5. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE INFORMED OF ALL AVAILABLE OPTIONS FOR PAIN RELIEF.


6. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE HOW I WANT TO NOURISH MY CHILD AND TO HAVE MY CHOICE BE SUPPORTED.


7. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO EARLY POSTPARTUM VISITS AND INDIVIDUALIZED POSTPARTUM CARE.


8. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESTORATIVE JUSTICE AND MEDIATION TO ADDRESS OBSTETRIC VIOLENCE, NEGLECT, OR OTHER INJUSTICES.


9. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS THAT ARE PRESENT DURING MY PREGNANCY, BIRTH AND POSTPARTUM CARE.


10. I HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECEIVE ACCURATE INFORMATION THAT WILL ALLOW ME TO GIVE INFORMED CONSENT OR REFUSAL.






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