Optimal maternity care exists when birthing people have access to a full spectrum of options and are unequivocally supported to navigate their pregnancies and births without being presented the burden of a “one right choice”.
“The question should not be why do women not accept the service that we offer, but why do we not offer a service that women will accept?”
(Fathalla, 1988 as cited in Dahlen, H., Kumar-Hazard & Schmied, V., 2020)