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  • Birth is a normal, healthy process, not an illness or disease.
  • Empowering births can take place in hospitals, birth centers, and homes.
  • Maternity care should be evidence-based and woman-centered.
  • Women are entitled to complete and accurate information on their full range of options for pregnancy, birth, post-partum and breastfeeding.
  • Women have a right to make health care decisions for themselves and their babies. That right includes Informed Consent as well as Informed Refusal.

RABN Steering Committee Members

Co-Chapter Leader – Financials A.Fleming

Co-Leader -Membership Coordinator D. Cassidy

Medical Consultant S.Hartman

Advocacy: L. Schwartz , A.Haas

Education: Y. Diaz-Vega ,N.Goho  A.Haas

Social Media:  A. Haas  A.Fleming

Webmaster – K. Hanley of  IDS Consulting

Website maintenance A. Haas   A. Lozada

Design  & website – A. Lozada & IDS Consulting

Postal Address
Rochester Area Birth Network
214 Tobey Rd, Pittsford, NY 14534

(585) 4two five-7105 (land line – no texts)

E-mail – general questions
Dianne Cassidy

Yahoo! Group
Join the Roch_Birth_Network online community.

Other Western New York Branches of Birth Network National

Buffalo Birth Network

Central New York Birth Network (Syracuse)

BirthNet of The Finger Lakes (Ithaca)