• women's reproductive rights
  • 2 A second national effort aimed at gaining federal recognition of CPMs was spearheaded in 2009 by the Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Cam- paign, a collaborative effort by several professional organizations for midwives and "consumer" groups supporting midwives.3 Both of these campaigns have 2 Introduction drawn nationwide public attention to the recent efforts aimed at expanding women's reproductive rights to include access to midwifery care. (xlibx.info)
  • abortion
  • Many midwifery supporters have initially been hesitant to describe their struggle as one for reproductive rights because of associations with feminist efforts for women's choice regarding abortion and contraception. (xlibx.info)
  • recent
  • Recent scholarly and popular books have described midwifery as "a global feminist issue"4 and have positioned the right to birth where and with whom one chooses as a "basic reproductive right. (xlibx.info)
  • power
  • For as much power as politicians have in taking away reproductive rights, individuals have just as much impact and agency in taking steps to protect their health and the health of those around them. (care2.com)