European Association of Perinatal Medicine, The European Midwives Association and EBCOG have published a joint position statement on substandard and disrespectful care. We feel these terms are a better way to frame an important, serious, and widely discussed topic. We encourage anyone interested in women’s health to read this paper and to please share with relevant parties.

Joint position statement: Substandard and disrespectful care in labour – because words matter