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Give Birth Like A Feminist : Your Body. Your Baby. Your Choices. - Milli Hill

Give Birth Like A Feminist

Your Body. Your Baby. Your Choices.

By: Milli Hill

Paperback | 4 May 2023

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Featured on BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio 5 Live

Selected as one of the Independent’s 10 best pregnancy books for expectant parents

Birth is a feminist issue. It’s the feminist issue nobody’s talking about.


Finally blasting the feminist spotlight into the labour ward, Milli Hill encourages women everywhere to stand and deliver, insisting that birth is no longer left off the list in discussions about female power, control and agency.

From the importance of birth plans to your human rights in childbirth, and including birth stories from women across the world, this call-to-arms will help you find your voice, take an active role in your choices, and change the way you think about childbirth.

About the Author

Milli Hill is a freelance journalist, and the founder of the Positive Birth Movement, a global network of over 450 free to attend antenatal groups - linked up by social media. She is a columnist for Telegraph Women, a regular contributor to Mother&Baby magazine, and also writes for Guardian, ipaper, GoodtoKnow, and many others. Her first book, The Positive Birth Book, has been a bestseller since publication in March 2017. Milli has become a global spokesperson for women's experience of childbirth, and is invited to speak regularly at conferences and events across the UK and beyond.

She lives in Somerset with her partner and three children, aged 11, 8 and 5.
Industry Reviews
‘A powerful read, whether you’re pregnant or not’ - Independent

'I feel so lucky to have read Milli's book while pregnant, she completely changed my way of looking at giving birth' - Ella Mills, author of Deliciously Ella

Milli is a compassionate and passionate writer who puts women squarely at the heart of her endeavours.' - Emma Barnett, Woman's Hour

'Milli Hill is one of our very favourite birth writers. Birth has been overlooked by feminists for too long, in spite of the injustices happening in the labour ward. This book is a rallying cry for women everywhere to take charge of their births and recognise their own autonomy at this pivotal moment in their lives. Everyone should read it and look at the experience of childbirth through a feminist lens.' - Ricki Lake, Producer and Abby Epstein, Director: The Business of Being Born

'Whether a person is considering giving birth or not, Milli Hill's exploration of childbirth as a central feminist issue is a must-read. I loved this book!' - Soraya Chemaly

'Everyone should read this awesome book! The world has changed and Milli Hill connects the dots in a way that can change minds and improve outcomes.' - Tina Cassidy

'Finally. Someone brave enough to say the words "feminist" and "birth" in the same sentence in a book that is not an academic polemic.' - Hannah Dahlen

Praise for the Positive Birth Book

'I only wish I had read this when I was pregnant. Full to bursting with useful stuff!' - Sarah Turner, The Unmumsy Mum

'The Positive Birth Book takes expectant parents through the maze of information and choices, in a down to earth, practical, empowering, reassuring way. I highly recommend that you put your feet up, relax and enjoy preparing yourself for the birth of your baby by reading this great book.' - Sue Atkins, ITV This Morning Parenting Expert

'Seriously sound, straight-from-the-hip advice.' - Mother&Baby Magazine

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