Please note change of details for the #savethemidwife demo with Caroline Flint on International Day of the Midwife. Meet 11am at NMC Portland Place for demo outside until 2pm. Theme for banners — «NMC Unfit for Purpose» and «We want a Midwifery Council». Please make and bring banners. Speakers being organised but will include Beverley Turner. Bubbles will be blown (please bring some) and music will be played — musicians bring an instrument or music to sing. All press are being invited/chivvied along. Then to Regents Park for a picnic. Not going to march to parliament because a) its too far and b) all the MPs will have gone back to their constituencies for weekend by Friday lunchtime. The organising group are meeting in London on 20th April next so more details will be posted after that. Need to turn the 700 interested into 700 going!!! PLEASE SHARE AND ENCOURAGE ATTENDANCE.
Everyone welcome — women, men, families, babies, grandparents, midwives, students, doulas, antenatal educators, nurses, doctors and everyone who was ever born. Bring posters, banners, flags, musical instruments, voices, love, courage and optimism.