#RespectBlackBirth #LiberateBlackBirth

Social Media Campaign

 

The #BlackLivesMatter movement and #SayHerName campaign have given us models of how to use social media activism as be a powerful way to organize for social change and raise awareness of injustices.  Through social media, we have the power to reach hundreds of thousands of people, share stories of injustice and resistance, educate and mobilize for change.

BWBJ believes that social media is an important platform for spreading the message of birth justice. Each of us can play a part in resisting birth injustices and pushing other liberation movements to name and address the coercion of and discrimination against Black women and non-binary pregnant persons that occurs within the maternal health-care system.

We invite you to join the social media campaign by creating and engaging with #BirthingJustice content! Post our tweets and images from instagram and help build the movement to end coercion, inequality and unnecessary deaths during pregnancy and childbirth. 

 

Please tweet or post these powerful messages and post our images on instagram

 

We invite you to join the social media campaign by creating and engaging with #BirthingJustice content! Post our tweets and images from instagram and help build the movement to end coercion, inequality and unnecessary deaths during pregnancy and childbirth.

 

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  • Black pregnant women in CA 4 times more likely than white women to die. So why do campaigns against state violence ignore birth injustice? #BattlingOverBirth

  • No means no! Let’s center black women’s control over our bodies in the movement for black lives! #BirthingJustice #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #BlackLivesMatter

  • Birth should not be a battleground against unwanted and unnecessary interventions. End the C-section epidemic! #BirthingJustice #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #BlackWomenMatter

  • Birth is not a medical emergency! Resist the culture of fear and coercion, demand full informed consent for black pregnant women. #BattlingOverBirth

  • Midwifery care empowers black women and is traditional. Spread the word and break down the barriers to midwifery in black communities. #BirthingJustice

  • #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #BlackMidwifery #GrannyMidwives

  • Self-care is a radical act in the face of white supremacy! Stress and racism impact our pregnancies. Slow down and commit to self-love. #BirthingJustice #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #BlackWomenMatter #TrustBlackWomen

  • Respectful, women-centered prenatal care is a right. Health-care without cultural humility denies black mamas and babies the care they need. #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #BlackWomenMatter #TrustBlackWomen

  • Black women who birth with doulas have fewer birth complications, fewer low birthweight babies and fewer C-sections. Demand doula care! #BirthingJustice #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #DoulasOfColor

  • Home birth midwives and birth centers offer empowering, safe alternatives to hospital birth. Demand real choices for black pregnant women! #BirthingJustice #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #TrustBlackWomen

  • Where, how and with whom I give birth is MY choice. Support black pregnant women’s autonomy and power. #BirthingJustice #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #TrustBlackWomen

  • Breastmilk is black gold. Black women breastfeeding our babies is a radical act! #BirthingJustice #BattlingOverBirth #LiberateBlackBirth #TrustBlackWomen

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