Following the recent #MatExp Twitter talk on stillbirth there has been a fascinating conference on Policing Pregnancy: maternal autonomy, risk and responsibility.

I noticed a stream of tweets on issues around criminalisation of pregnancy in the US, messages around drinking, obesity and the policing of birth so I did what I always do in these situations.Β  Set up a search on the hashtag, look up the event and then set up a Storify to collect everything.

There are all sorts of interesting debates around choice, decision making, rights, the agency of women and the language and behaviours around risk and how those risks can express cultural values and morality rather than being based on available evidence.

The Storify collecting these tweets is available here.