One of the easiest ways to be a birth advocate is to become a Member of RIBN through BirthNetwork National. Membership in our organization connects you to birth professionals and other advocates who are seeking to improve birth locally and nationally. Birth Professionals who join as members will be included in our local and national online Provider Directory. Parents and others in the community who believe in our mission and benefit from our services can join as a Birth Advocate to support the work we are doing.
RIBN is a non-profit organization that depends on memberships and the hard work of our volunteers to fulfill its mission. Please join us as we work to improve maternity care. All memberships and contributions to RIBN and BirthNetwork National are tax-deductible under IRS Section 501(c)3.
ABOUT OUR WORK
BirthNetwork National is leading a grassroots movement based on the belief that birth can profoundly affect our physical, mental and spiritual well-being. BirthNetwork National advocates Mother-Friendly care, as defined by the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services' Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative (MFCI). By making informed choices and having confidence in the process, families can experience safe and satisfying childbirth.
THREE EASY STEPS TO MEMBERSHIP
1. Choose your Membership Level.
Birth Advocates - Parents and community members passionate about Mother-Friendly birth.
Individual Professionals - Individuals providing Mother-Friendly services.
Group Professionals - Businesses with more than one professional providing Mother-Friendly services.
3. Fill out our Member Application.