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Informed Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond (PBB) Constitution


  1. Support families with making informed choices that will facilitate a positive experience of pregnancy, labour, birth and beyond.

  2. Support people with seeking resolution where prior experiences have been less than positive.

  3. Create community events and opportunities for education that are accessible to families, perinatal professionals and providers.

  4. Encourage communication and collaboration between perinatal professionals, community groups and families.



  1. An Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held every year, with the first AGM to be held in the first quarter of 2017. A Quorum shall be 5 members with each member attending the meeting having one vote.

  2. The Committee’s year will commence on 1st January.

  3. The affairs of IPBB shall be managed by a Committee.

  4. At the second & subsequent AGMs, the Committee will be elected by the members and confirmed at the AGM.

  5. The Committee shall consist of a Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer and at least five other members.

  6. The Committee will meet at least twice a year and at each Committee meeting, a quorum shall be three members. If decisions are required between meetings voting may take place via SLACK workspace groups or text or email.

  7. The Treasurer shall keep a true record of IPBB’s financial affairs and present annual
    accounts to the members at the AGM.

  8. An annual membership fee of £5 shall apply to become a member of PBP from January 2017, changes to the fee may be proposed by the Committee and voted on at the second and subsequent AGMs.

  9. The Committee shall appoint any other members to posts as required to further the aims of IPBB and such post holders will be entitled to attend Committee meetings and to vote as members of the Committee.


  1. Membership of IPBB shall be open to any person interested in furthering the aims of the
    Group and from January 2017 has paid the annual membership fee. (In cases of financial hardship the Committee may waive payment of fees where a member has demonstrated commitment to the Group and its aims.)

  2. The Committee may terminate the membership of any individual member if it considers that member to have behaved to the detriment of the Group or any of its members.

If you identify with our aims and values and want to support the organisation to support more families please get in touch and talk to us about becoming a member. If you've already had that conversation and are here to join and agree to uphold this constitution please use the paypal button below.

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