Commonsense Childbirth

Commonsense Childbirth Inc.

Winter Garden, FL

Our mission is to inspire change in maternal child health care systems; to re-empower the birthing mother, father, family and community by supporting the providers, practitioners and agencies that are charged with their care. To improve birth outcomes and save lives by offering training and certification programs for healthcare professionals, para-professionals, maternity care systems and medical institutions interested in creating perinatal safety for at-risk populations.

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Key Issues
  • Birth Justice

Getting to Know Founder and Midwife, Jennie Joseph

In 2015 Commonsense Childbirth Inc. added the National Perinatal Task Force, which is an organization on a national level to support birth workers who are working inside of marginalized communities of need.

Groundswell was able to help Commonsense as they’ve built this grassroots movement to recognize that for us to fight disparities we need to do that collectively.

Commonsense Childbirth

Image courtesy of Commonsense Childbirth Inc.

In 2022, Jennie Joseph was named a Time’s Woman of the Year