Protecting human rights in childbirth

Current courses and events

Birthrights training days

Tickets are now on sale for the following training days. Aimed at obstetricians, midwives and all those working with pregnant women/individuals and their families, they cover; what human rights are, where they come from, and how they apply in maternity care. The training days also cover documenting for choice and how to have a choice conversation in practice. Click on the links below to book your place:

Leeds – 20th March 2020

Newcastle – 22nd April 2020

If you would like us to organise a training day in your area, please do contact us at

You will also find Birthrights at the following events:


Birth companion training for the Happy Baby charity – 21st October

Consent and Birth at the 5th Annual Birth Trauma Conference in London – 22nd January 2020.


NCT Regional Practitioners Forum in London – 6th February

Workshop with Midwifery Society for Kingston University/St George’s – 12th February


Better Births 4 Years On – Manchester – 5th March

Hinchingbrooke Advanced Labour Ward ATSM – 6th March

Full day workshop for Manchester Local Maternity System – date tbc

Herts and West Essex Local Maternity System training event – 31st March

And more…

We are running six half-day workshops for South West London Local Maternity System on having conversations with women about reduced fetal movements when English is not a first language from March through to May.

We will be taking part in the Lets Talk Birth tour again in June this year.

And we are also looking forward to speaking at the RCOG Managing the Labour Ward course in June once again this year.