Black women in the UK are four times more likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth than white women, and Asian and mixed-race women are twice as likely.
Download our report Systemic Racism, Not Broken Bodies, the evidence from our year-long inquiry into racial injustice in maternity care.
What are my human rights in pregnancy and childbirth?
Do I have the right to a home birth? How do I make a complaint? Can I choose my midwife or doctor? Our factsheets cover everything you need to know about your basic human rights in pregnancy and childbirth.
If you are thinking about pregnancy, are pregnant or have recently given birth and need further information or advice, our team is here to help you.
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