Legal Consulting for Health Professionals.
Are you a hospital, birth center, OB or midwifery practice that wants to uphold the human rights of your pregnant patients, while protecting yourself from legal risk? Is your organization trying to better understand obstetric violence, informed consent vis a vis liability, or how discrimination impacts racial mortality disparities?
Put Hermine’s unique expertise to work for you. Hermine has international expertise in the intersection of law, human rights, health systems, obstetrics, midwifery, and childbirth, and works with organizations looking to improve their own understanding or systems. Hermine has worked with organizations including the Dutch consumer activist group GeboorteBeweging, Black Women Birthing Justice, Midwifery Today, the Zulu Birth Project, Birth India, and the Birth Network of Bangalore. Hermine also organized the first Human Rights in Childbirth conference in 2012 at The Hague University, convening 300 maternal health leaders from 50 nations to discuss law, science, and ethics on the topic, and subsequently organized Human Rights in Childbirth conferences in Europe, the U.S., South Africa, and India.