Birth rights are the rights of expecting parents in any medical context. They are an extension of patient rights and human rights.

Obstetrics violence is not often spoken about but it is a very serious problem all over the world. While there is no specific legislation regarding obstetrics violence in Italy, birthing individuals still have many rights protected under domestic, European and International Law.

Here you can access important resources to inform yourself and any birth partner or birth support person who may be accompanying you on your journey through pregnancy. All of the documents and information provided are information only. They are not to be taken as legal advice.

If you feel as though your rights have been violated, contact us. We can provide assistance by finding you the right professional to help you deal with what has happened as you would like to be cared for. This could be speaking to a doula, a psychologist or even a lawyer.