Policing Pregnancy 2016

Conference: Policing Pregnancy: A one-day conference on maternal autonomy, risk and responsibility

13 April 2016, Royal College of Physicians, London

This was a collaboration between British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), Birthrights and the Centre for Parenting Culture Studies, held at the Royal College of Physicians, London on 13 April 2016. It was attended by over 100 midwives, advocates, academics, policy makers, journalists, and others concerned about the expansion of risk thinking and its effects for the autonomy and choice-making ability of women.

See the programme and access resources from the day
View the speaker biographies.

Read a report on the conference in the British Journal of Midwifery. Also read articles based on the themes of the conference in The Conversation, the Daily Mail, and spiked.