Birth Matters Virginia recently held a Birth Matters video contest in order to educate women about their choices and options...
Birth Matters Virginia recently held a Birth Matters video contest in order to educate women about their choices and options during the childbearing years. They received over solicited short videos about evidence-based maternity and delivery care. The contest received nearly 40 informative and thoughtful videos on topics ranging from personal birth journeys, the role a doula plays, midwifery care, cesarean sections, birthing in the Amish culture, birth in Ireland, and more. Each video carried a message that change needs to occur in our culture related to pregnancy and birth for the well-being of both mothers and babies. The videos were judged by a panel that included mamas from varied backgrounds, along with Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein from the Business of Being Born and author/doctor Sarah Buckley. The first prize winner of $1000 was a video entitled Prevent Cesarean Surgery while the second place winner was The Nature of Natural Birth you can click on the links to watch these videos at YouTube. If you're pregnant or considering pregnancy, these are must see videos focused on mamas rights and choices during childbirth. To see all the winning videos visit Birth Matters Virginia.

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