From the article "Fish Can´t See Water: The Need to Humanize Birth" by Marsden Wagner
1: Education is Power. Offer quality childbirth education for women.
2: Promote evidence based maternity care practices.
3: Informed choice in primary care giver for women. Advocate for Midwives as well as Doctors.
4: Alternative birth place options such as birth centers and homebirth.
5: Integrate out-of-hospital and in-hospital birth care and practitioners.
6: Evolve new social and political forms for the medical profession and care.
7: Respect and work with nature and with the woman and family (Woman-Family-Centered Care).
8: Turn control of care over to the people (Birth as Women´s and Human Rights)