Positive Birth Movement Group

Positive Birth Movement – Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

The Positive Birth Movement is a grass roots movement, spreading positivity about childbirth via a global network of free Positive Birth groups, linked up by social media. We believe that every woman deserves a positive birth.

  • We think a positive birth means:

– Women are where they want to be
– Choices are informed by reality not fear
– Women are listened to and treated with respect and dignity
– Mothers are empowered and enriched
– Memories are warm and proud
– Our movement exists because, at a global level, many women are not currently having a positive birth.
– We hold the birth experience to be of fundamental importance, to mothers, to fathers, to babies, to families and to society.
– We wish to change birth for the better.

We aim to:
– Challenge the culture of negativity and fear that exists around birth
– Share positive birth experiences
– Share information about choices and rights in childbirth
– Encourage women to raise their expectations of childbirth

We will do this by:
– Establishing a network of free to attend positive birth groups
– Linking all groups together via social media to build a global network of shared expertise, power and positivity.
– Working together to challenge the culture of fear that surrounds birth.
– Empowering women to approach birth differently.

We meet up monthly to discuss different topics, provide support and open, positive discussion around childbirth experiences. For our upcoming meetings and topics, please see below.

2018 Meeting Topics and Dates:

February – When birth doesn’t go to plan
Wednesday 21st @ 7.30pm – Circo Lounge

March – What is giving birth actually like
Saturday 17th @ 3pm – Circo Lounge

April – My birth room
Tuesday 24th @ 7.30pm – Circo Lounge

May – The Fourth Trimester
Saturday 12th @ 3pm – Circo Lounge

June – Dad’s & Birth Partners
Monday 11th @ 7.30pmĀ  – Circo Lounge

July – Birth Films and Images
Date and Location TBC

August – Bonding with your baby
Date and Location TBC

September – Making a birth plan
Date and Location TBC

October – Rights in Birth
Date and Location TBC

November – Caesarean Birth
Date and Location TBC

December – Oxytocin
Date and Location TBC