About Us

A happy young pregnant woman dressed in a red top.The Maternity Services Consumer Council is a consumer-based organisation
made up of almost 100 community groups with an interest in the provision
of maternity services. Our organisation acknowledges and respects the
unique and independent nature of all its member groups.

Membership of the MSCC is free and is open to community groups and individuals with an interest in maternity services.

The Council works with women of all cultures.

The Council promotes the rights of women throughout the birthing cycle.

The Council endorses the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommendations on Appropriate Technology for Birth (1985) and Appropriate Technology Following Birth (1986).