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How can birth activism contribute to sustaining change for better birthing for women, families and societies in the new millennium?

ByREA DAELLENBACH AND NADINE PILLEY EDWARDS

This chapter presents a critical evaluation of some aspects of maternity activism in New Zealand and in Britain, and examines how activism can be strengthened. It draws on our collective experiences and research interests as long-term birth activists and sociologists: Rea Daellenbach in New Zealand and Nadine Pilley Edwards in Scotland.