Global Birth Stories aims to tell the stories of birthing people globally, especially Indigenous, Black, Latina, and ADIPA women of the global majority. GBS recognizes that women giving birth under different cultural circumstances may not connect with stories coming from more circumspect groups of North American and European peoples. Most importantly, their stories are not being told. Read more here.


Created by anthropologists and maternal health experts Dr. Amanda Veile and Dr. Melanie Martin, 

 GBS also seeks help from community-based researchers to build an online global archive of birth stories. Publishing these stories online with photos, audio, video, and multiple translations will provide for a truly public and inclusive conversation about human birth experiences.  Read more here.