Choices in Childbirth

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About Us

Choices in Childbirth is a non-profit organization that is a national leader in consumer advocacy and outreach for women and their families. At CiC we believe that every woman deserves a safe, respectful and deeply fulfilling birth experience. We help women make informed decisions about where, how and with whom to birth and ensure that they have access to the full range of birth options. CiC constantly strives to improve maternity care across the country and to ensure that the birth of each child is treated with the reverence that it deserves.

Who We Are

Meet the board, staff, and volunteer committees behind the work that we do.

What We Do

We help women make informed decisions about where, how and with whom to birth and ensure that they have access to the full range of birth options. CiC constantly strives to improve maternity care across the country and to ensure that the birth of each child is treated with the reverence that it deserves.


We work to further our mission through Education, Advocacy, and Outreach.

The Guide to a Healthy Birth

Each year, Choices in Childbirth publishes The Guide to a Healthy Birth, a free publication packed with essential contacts, resources and information to help women make informed decisions about where, how, and with whom to birth. Included in the Guide are articles by birth experts, information on maternity care patients’ rights, and the most recent cesarean section rates.


Digital copies of the National and NYC Metro guides are currently available for download by clicking the links below:

Click here to download the National Guide
Click here to download the NYC Metro Guide


To order copies of our printed guide, please visit our online shopping cart. The Guide to a Healthy Birth is a free resource, and your payment covers shipping and handling.

Click here to order copies of the National Guide
Click here to order copies of the NYC Metro Guide


To learn more about The Guide to a Healthy Birth,
please contact info@choicesinchildbirth.org

Contact Us

441 Lexington Ave, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212.983.4122

Fax: 212.983.0281

Email: info@choicesinchildbirth.org

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Alice laboring in shower © Shara Frederick