The Capital Area BirthNetwork is an organization of individuals and professionals committed to helping women and families in Mid-Michigan and the surrounding area have safe and fulfilling pregnancy and birth experiences while empowering them in their role as health care consumers. We promote an awareness of evidence-based care and informed decision-making through advocacy, information
We believe birth is normal, natural, and healthy. We promote mother-friendly care through:
Advocacy: by leading a grassroots movement of individuals who insist on and support mother-friendly care, based on the principles developed by the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) and the Six Care Practices that Support Normal Birth outlined by Lamaze International;
Information: by providing facts about and contact for mother-friendly maternity care;
Support: by ensuring that families have a network of experienced, encouraging people to help them make informed choices and embrace birth.
Looking for a Birth Professional?
Check out our Local Online Resource Guide for Expectant Parents:
Birth and Beyond
Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org