I would just like to let everyone know about this very important research. I am a PhD student at Western Sydney University under the supervision of Professors Hannah Dahlen, Virginia Schmied and Kath Peters. My research "The role of birthworkers in Australia from the prespective of birthworkers and women" has come about because of deep concerns for women's human rights in childbirth in relation to:
I am interested in the opinions of women and birthworkers who have in the past or currently who work in this space. I would be grateful if you could support me by checking out the study link below and participate if you fit the criteria. If you could pass on and share this with others link by posting this link on websites, facebook pages, twitter to help support this very important research. The link to the study is:
- The consequences of over medicalisation and regulation of childbirth and
- The effects of this in terms of intrusion into a woman's right to choice in childbirth and access to the type of care she wants.
Thank you to everyone in anticipation of your support.
Elizabeth Rigg Phd Candidate