🟡 Does this facility have a written policy ensuring access to and participation of birth companions?

Resource: WHO Report – Improving Intrapartum Care

Report by the WHO on standards for improving quality of maternal and newborn care in health facilities. Page 22, Standard 6 iterates the standard of providing every birthing person and their family emotional support.

Link: https://cdn.who.int/media/docs/default-source/mca-documents/advisory-groups/quality-of-care/standards-for-improving-quality-of-maternal-and-newborn-care-in-health-facilities.pdf?sfvrsn=3b364d8_2